17 March 2016

Genealogy Scholarship Grant Deadline Looms

Blog post content posted with permission of Denise Levenick, The Family Curator.

Know a young person with a passion for family history and an interest in genealogy? 

Make sure they take advantage of this fantastic opportunity!

The deadline to apply for the Suzanne Winsor Freeman Scholarship Grant is fast approaching - applications must be submitted by midnight, March 20, 2016. 

Any student between the ages of 18 to 23 as of June 2, 2016, and a current student (full or part-time) is invited to apply.  Applications can be found at the Student Grant Genealogy Page on the Family Curator’s website http://www.thefamilycurator.com. The award will be presented at the annual Jamboree Scholarship Breakfast on Sunday, June 5, 2016.

Established in 2010 by family and friends of Suzanne Freeman, a passionate family historian and noted supporter of student volunteerism, the award includes a $500 cash grant and a full scholarship to the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree.
Denise Levenick presents Paul Woodbury with the 2014 Suzanne Winsor Freeman Student Genealogy Grant
(Photo by Pieter Breitner)
Professional genetic genealogist Paul Woodbury, 2014 Grant recipient, joins Jamboree as the featured speaker at the Sunday breakfast event. Paul will share his personal genealogy journey and present "Preparing Good Ground: Fostering Genealogical Interest for Coming Generations."

Past recipients also include Michael Savoca (2013), Elyse Doerflinger (2012),  A.C. Ivory ( 2012), and Anthony Ray (2011).  To learn more about these amazing young genealogists, what the scholarship meant to them, and to catch up with their latest endeavors, visit The Family Curator. Each one has a unique story and perspective on history, family, and the importance of continuing education for genealogists.

Show your support for students and youth in genealogy by attending the Jamboree Scholarship Breakfast. You don’t want to miss it!

Register for the Scholarship Breakfast - SCGS Member

Register for the Scholarship Breakfast - Non-Member

Register for Jamboree 2016

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
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