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Over $31,000 to Fund Research in Conservation

The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts including sites, buildings, and objects and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. These grants are for established conservators, scientists, and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and allied fields. Conservation Guest Scholars are in residence at the Getty Center for three to nine consecutive months. A monthly stipend of $3,500 is awarded, prorated to the actual dates of residency, up to a maximum of $31,500. In addition to the stipend, the grant also includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and health benefits. Contact J. Paul Getty Trust, 1200 Getty Ctr. Dr., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685; 310-440-7320; Fax: 310-440-7703; Continue reading

Scholarships For Early Care Educators and Providers

SCHOLARSHIPS is a statewide program that provides financial support for early care and education professionals so that they may expand their education in order to give high quality care to children in Georgia. The program provides scholarships for GED or remedial classes; technical colleges or other public or private accredited institutions to earn credit in early care and education or child development programs. Programs from a CDA through a Masters are eligible. The program also provides for a support stipend to go toward the cost of books, travel, school materials, and other similar expenses. Scholarships for Masters programs have a maximum of $1,000 per academic year. Early care and education directors, teachers, administrators, owners, and staff that work a minimum of 25 hours per week in a registered family child care home or child care center are eligible to apply. Applicants must also apply for Hope and Pell grants. SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, Smart Start Georgia, 175 Twinnett Dr., Suite 370, Lawrenceville, GA 30045; 888-405-2238; 770-339-5199/5208

Visit: www.smartstartga.org

Scholarships For Early Care Educators and Providers

SCHOLARSHIPS is a statewide program that provides financial support for early care and education professionals so that they may expand their education in order to give high quality care to children in Georgia. The program provides scholarships for GED or remedial classes; technical colleges or other public or private accredited institutions to earn credit in early care and education or child development programs. Programs from a CDA through a Masters are eligible. The program also provides for a support stipend to go toward the cost of books, travel, school materials, and other similar expenses. Scholarships for Masters programs have a maximum of $1,000 per academic year. Early care and education directors, teachers, administrators, owners, and staff that work a minimum of 25 hours per week in a registered family child care home or child care center are eligible to apply. Applicants must also apply for Hope and Pell grants. SCHOLARSHIPS are awarded on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, Smart Start Georgia, 175 Twinnett Dr., Suite 370, Lawrenceville, GA 30045; 888-405-2238; 770-339-5199/5208

Visit: www.smartstartga.org

Up to $22,000 for Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships provide support for emerging scholars to complete work on projects related to the Getty Research Institute’s annual theme. Recipients are in residence at the Getty Research Institute, where they pursue research to complete their dissertations or to expand them for publication. Pre-doctoral fellowship applicants must have advanced to candidacy and expect to complete their dissertations during the fellowship period. Both fellowships provide an office at the Research Institute, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and health benefits. Contact the J. Paul Getty Trust, 1200 Getty Ctr. Dr., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685; 310-440-7320; Fax: 310-440-7703; Continue reading

400 For Each Course

Infant/Toddler Stipend is a $400 stipend awarded to infant and toddler teachers/providers for each course successfully completed towards the infant and Toddler Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) at a Georgia technical college. The Infant and Toddler TCC is Georgia’s first statewide formal academic certificate for infant and toddler teachers and has been made possible with funding from DHR. For more information and a stipend application contact Quality Assist, Inc., 17 Executive Park Dr., Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30329; 404-325-2225; 866-325-1993 (toll-free)

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