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Larry Gulley Scholarship

The Society of Georgia Archivists each year awards a scholarship for attendance at the organization's annual meeting in the fall and for one year membership in SGA. The purpose of the scholarship is to enhance archival education, membership, and participation in the profession. The scholarship is named for Larry Gulley, a loyal member of the Society of Georgia Archivists who gave stellar service to the organization in many capacities.

The SGA Annual Meeting registration fee for the successful 2024 Gulley Scholarship applicant will be waived by the Society of Georgia Archivists. Additionally, the recipient of the scholarship will also receive an Annual Membership to SGA (or a 1 year renewal if a current member) and a $100 credit to apply to a Society of American Archivists (SAA) class or a purchase in the SAA bookstore. Award recipients will also receive an award certificate.

Information about the SGA Annual Meeting can be found here.

Please note: The scholarship winner is responsible for submitting their conference registration form by the required deadline. After the conference, the recipient will submit a brief article on their experience for publication in the SGA Blog.


Individuals eligible to compete for the scholarship are those engaged in compensated or volunteer archival work at any level in an institution in the state of Georgia, SGA members employed outside the state of Georgia, graduate students preparing for a career in archives at a college or university in Georgia, or SGA student members studying outside the state of Georgia. Preferences will be given to applicants who do not have access to institutional support for attending the fall annual meeting. Individuals may apply or be nominated by a supervisor or instructor.

To Apply

Please fill out the online portion of the application for the Larry Gulley Scholarship.

Then, to complete your application email your resume or CV and cover letter to Your application is not complete until these documents have been received. Complete applications including cover letter and CV or resume must be received by August 30, 2024, 11:59 p.m. ET.

For more information regarding this scholarship, please contact:

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