Thursday, June 5, 2008

Brian W. Hutchison Scholarship Award

Brian W. Hutchison Scholarship Award
The Alberta Family Histories Society is pleased to announce the availability of the Brian W. Hutchison Genealogical Scholarship of up to $500. The scholarship is to be awarded annually to a Canadian resident, toward the cost of tuition and books, for the recipient to study the field of genealogy and family history in a recognized educational or accreditation/certification program.
The Brian W. Hutchison Scholarship is funded by an endowment to the Alberta Family Histories Society from Brian W. Hutchison, CG, FSA (Scot), principal of GEN-FIND Research Associates, Inc.
It is Mr. Hutchison's wish to encourage Canadians to pursue formal study of genealogical analysis, research, evaluation, and documentation methodologies and standards.

The deadline for applications is 31 December 2008
The Scholarship will be awarded in May 2009
All residents of Canada are eligible,
except for current members of the Scholarship Committee.
The application must be completed in full and submitted before the deadline.
Candidates will be judged on their responses to the application questions and on the quality of a four-generation genealogy and a short essay, as judged by the Scholarship Committee. The Alberta Family Histories Society reserves the right to publish the genealogy and/or essay of the winning candidate.

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