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From: Amy E K Arner <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] APG News: Young Professional Award
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 13:48:32 -0400
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The award is open to non-U.S. residents.

Amy Arner
APG Awards Committee

At 10:02 AM 4/11/2012, Caroline Gurney wrote:
>Is this open to people outside the United States?
>
>Caroline Gurney
>www.carolinegurney.com
>
>
>On 11 April 2012 14:54, <> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Association of Professional Genealogists
> (APG) Now Accepting Applications for APG Young Professional Award
> >
> > APG to Honor Student with Strong Interest in
> Developing a Career in Genealogy
> >
> > WESTMINSTER, Colo., 11 April 2012—The
> Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®)
> is now accepting applications for the APG Young
> Professional Award. The award goes to a student
> with a significant interest in genealogy and
> with a strong interest in developing a
> professional career in genealogy. The award
> includes a scholarship registration for the APG
> Professional Management Conference (PMC) and a
> stipend of up to $500 towards travel and
> lodging at the conference. The winner will be
> announced in August 2012 for attendance at the
> APG PMC 2013, which will take place in Salt Lake City on 20 March 2013.
> >
> > “We are excited to offer this award to an
> up-and-coming professional,” said Kenyatta D.
> Berry, APG President. “Our Professional
> Management Conference provides an excellent
> opportunity for the winner to learn more about
> the profession. We look forward to receiving many applications.”
> >
> > APG Youth Awards Eligibility and Application Details
> >
> > Eligible applicants are between the ages of
> 18 and 25, enrolled as a high school senior or
> undergraduate, post-graduate, or recent
> graduate of an accredited college or university
> and have at least a 3.0 grade point average
> (GPA) on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).
> >
> > Applications should contain the following:
> name; address; main contact phone number; email
> address; school name; school address; GPA; list
> of extracurricular activities (including
> student organizations and volunteer
> activities); a letter of recommendation from a
> dean, principal, or faculty advisor that also
> indicates the applicant’s current grade
> standing or transcript; a letter of
> recommendation from an individual who has
> witnessed the applicant’s interest in
> genealogy; and short answers (500 to 750 words)
> to two questions. The questions are:
> >
> > 1) Discuss a specific record collection that
> has significantly changed the course of your
> family history, or research strategy along with
> the pros and cons of that record source, and
> how you used it to resolve a genealogical problem.
> >
> > 2) What do you envision a genealogical career
> will encompass in the year 2025 and how do you see yourself involved then?
> >
> > See www.apgen.org/scholarship/index.html for
> the application. Applications should be
> submitted to the APG office by 1 June 2012.
> Send applications to APG Executive Director
> Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG, at .
> >
> > About the Association of Professional Genealogists
> > The Association of Professional Genealogists
> (www.apgen.org), established in 1979,
> represents more than 2,400 genealogists,
> librarians, writers, editors, historians,
> instructors, booksellers, publishers and others
> involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG
> encourages genealogical excellence, ethical
> practice, mentoring and education. The
> organization also supports the preservation and
> accessibility of records useful to the fields
> of genealogy and history. Its members represent
> all fifty states, Canada and thirty other
> countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter
> (www.twitter.com/apggenealogy) and Facebook
> (www.facebook.com/AssociationofProfessionalGenealogists).
> >
> > Media Contacts:
> > Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
> > Executive Director
> > Association of Professional Genealogists
> > P.O. Box 350998, Westminster, CO 80035-0998
> > Phone: +1-303-465-6980, fax: +1-303-456-8825
> > email:
> >
> > Corey Oiesen
> > Communications Officer
> > Association of Professional Genealogists
> > email:
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> >
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