AAAM Conference travel scholarships are a benefit of AAAM membership. Travel scholarship applicants must be AAAM Members (individual or institutional) seeking to attend the 2019 Annual Conference in Jackson, Mississippi and preference will be given to first time conference attendees and on the basis of financial need.

The need-based scholarship provides recipients with full-conference registration, and a cash award in an amount not to exceed $1,000 to offset travel and/or lodging expenses. Applicants are required to provide a case statement for receiving funds, along with a detailed list of anticipated travel expenses.

Application Deadline: June 1, 2019 (11:59 p.m. CENTRAL)

The AAAM Annual Conference Scholarship is generously funded by the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Smithsonian employees and AAAM Board members are not eligible to receive a 2019 travel scholarship.