Travel Stipends

ARCS 2019 Conference Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Travel Stipend Award 

Applications Due June 14, 2019

ARCS is pleased to provide resources and programs for all persons who work with and support collections through the generous support of Cooke’s Crating & Fine Art Transportation, Inc. and Berkley Asset Protection, Underwriting Managers (a W.R.Berkley Company). Awardees from North or Central America will receive $1,000 each and awardees from other parts of the world will receive $1,500 each. Please note these awards are to defray some costs, but are not intended to cover all the costs associated with attendance at the conference.

In return, the recipient agrees to write a two-page review of a session. The specific session will be mutually agreed upon and coordinated by an Awards Committee member prior to the conference and the report will be due to ARCS by December 1, 2019.

Applicants for this fellowship must be current voting members of ARCS in good standing. Selection of the recipients will be based upon demonstrated merit, dedication to their work as registrars or collections specialists, and financial need.

To apply for the award, please send:

  1. A cover letter, explaining specifics of demonstrated merit, dedication, and need;
  2. A current resume (limit 2 pages); and
  3. One letter of recommendation, preferably from your current supervisor, if applicable--if not, please explain in cover letter.

Application materials must be received by June 14, 2019.  

Please submit ONE PDF Electronic document in the following order:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Resume

Include the subject heading: ARCS Award -Your Last name-FirstName and send to

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