Apply for a SAAF Travel Award

The Society of American Archivists Foundation Board voted unanimously to transform the SAAF Travel Award to a registration award program that will support up to 122 archivists’ attendance at ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2020: The Virtual Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists and SAA, August 5-7, 2020.

Travel awards may be applied only to conference registration fees for the 2020 Virtual Joint Annual Meeting. Only current SAA members are eligible for this award. The primary criterion for selection will be financial need.

Applicants must complete this online form and attach a résumé or curriculum vitae.

Award determinations will be based on applicants’ responses to the following:

  • How will attendance at the Joint Annual Meeting contribute to your professional development and career goals?
  • Provide an explanation of your financial need.

All applicants will be notified of the status of their application by July 22.

Application deadline extended from July 15 to the 31st, at 11:59 pm CT.


The Society of American Archivists Foundation is the nation’s leading source of nonprofit funding dedicated to the interests of archives and archivists.  Donations to the SAA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible.

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SAA Code of Conduct

We value and respect our diverse guests, volunteers, service providers, and staff members. We expect all of our attendees to do the same. Read the SAA Code of Conduct.