Rehoboth Antiquarian Society Announces the 2021 RAS Scholarship
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society is pleased to announce the opening of the 2021 RAS Scholarship program. The one-time RAS Scholarship is awarded each year to a student that exemplifies the mission of RAS to preserve, promote and enhance the significant historical, educational and cultural assets of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Qualifying award candidates must live in or near the Greater Rehoboth area and prove acceptance to or be currently enrolled in a post-secondary discipline related to museum or library studies such as history, archaeology, anthropology, conservation, restoration, preservation, or library science. Additional consideration will be given to candidates with a demonstrated history of involvement in programs relating to the Blanding Library or Carpenter Museum.
An award of up to $1,000 will be given to the winner prior to the start of his or her second semester with the intention of aiding in funding ongoing education.
Applications are due by June 15th, 2021 and can be found on the RAS website: http://www.rehobothantiquarian.org/ras-scholarship/ . Applicants will be invited for a face-to-face or virtual interview between June 21st and July 2nd. Award winners will be announced no later than August 31st, 2021.