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Carroll Hart Scholarship

Application is available beginning February 1, 2024.

The Society of Georgia Archivists awards a scholarship for attendance at the Georgia Archives Institute held each summer in Atlanta. The purpose of the scholarship is to enhance archival education and membership. The scholarship is named for Carroll Hart, former director of the Georgia Department of Archives and History, founding member of the Society of Georgia Archivists, and founder of the Georgia Archives Institute.

This year the Georgia Archives Institute will be held June 3-14, 2024.

The scholarship will cover an amount equal to the noncredit tuition for the Institute, but not to exceed $550, and a year's membership in the Society of Georgia Archivists. Please note that individuals must apply separately to the Georgia Archives Institute and pay the application fee to the Georgia Archives Institute. All regular deadlines and requirements for applying to the Georgia Archives Institute apply. After participating in the Georgia Archives Institute, the recipient will submit a brief article on the experience for use in the SGA Newsletter.


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.
  • Those who identify as members of an underrepresented community or who work with collections that document underrepresented communities or groups.

Preference will be given to applicants who do not have access to institutional support for attending the Georgia Archives Institute.

To Apply

Scholarship Application 

Please fill out the online portion of the application for the Carroll Hart Scholarship. Then, to complete your application email your resume or CV and cover letter to scholarships@soga.orgYour application is not complete until these documents have been received.

Complete applications including cover letter and CV or resume must be received by March 1, 2024.

For more information regarding this scholarship, please contact:

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