Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Fall 2021 Professional Development Grant | Call for Applications

Fall 2021 VRA Foundation Professional Development Grant: Call for Applications August 31, 2021 The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the VRAF Professional Development Grant program. This program offers two $1000 grants yearly (which may be divided amongst one or more grantees). This grant can be used to support conference participation, enroll in a workshop, for an online education opportunity, or for research activities. For consideration, please submit your application by Friday, September 24th, 2021 at 11:59PM Pacific Time at https://forms.gle/zqFL8bDBJ18vZXzq7. If you have any questions about the VRAF Professional Development Grant or the application process, please contact…

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The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) announces the 2021 Spring Professional Development Grant Recipients

  MARCH 1, 2021 The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce the Spring 2021 VRAF Professional Development Grant in the amount of $500 to Brian Watson, a Doctoral Student at the University of British Columbia’s School of Information, and $500 to Steffi Terasaki, the Curatorial Assistant/Assistant Registrar at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. Brian Watson plans to use the funds towards a Certificate in XML and RDF from the Library Juice Academy. These languages are necessary to build compatibility between Homosaurus—an international, community-maintained LGBTQ linked data vocabulary system intended to function as a companion to broad subject…

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Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Spring 2021 Professional Development Grant | Call for Applications

Friday, January 15, 2021 Spring 2021 VRA Foundation Professional Development Grant: Call for Applications The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the VRAF Professional Development Grant program. This program offers two $1000 grants yearly. This grant can be used to support conference participation, enroll in a workshop, for an online education opportunity, or for research activities. For consideration, please submit your application by Friday, February 12, 2020, 11:59PM Pacific Time. If you have any questions about the VRAF Professional Development Grant or the application process, and to submit your application here: https://forms.gle/tSQP6g5bMLHj7H2Q6 or please contact the VRAF Board…

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VRA Foundation Announces Fall 2020 Professional Development Grant Recipients

October 6, 2020 The Board of Directors of the Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 VRAF Professional Development Grant in the amount of $600 to Ashlea Green, the Metadata and Cataloging Librarian for Appalachian State University, a branch of the University of North Carolina system and $100 to John Burns, Electronic Resources Librarian for Dixie State University.  Ashlea Green, plans on utilizing the funds to attend the Wikidata Institute, which is a virtual workshop from November 2-19, 2020. Green plans on utilizing the Wikidata and Wikibase linked data applications, ethical data/ontologies, data modeling, and entity mapping, etc. to establish metadata standards and practices, create better…

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Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) Fall 2020 Professional Development Grant | Call for Applications

The Visual Resources Association Foundation (VRAF) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the VRAF Professional Development Grant program. This program offers two $1000 grants yearly. This grant can be used to support conference participation, enroll in a workshop, for an online education opportunity, or for research activities. For consideration, please submit your application by Friday, September 18, 2020, 11:59PM Pacific Time. If you have any questions about the VRAF Professional Development Grant or the application process, and to submit your application here: https://forms.gle/FwcG5Ws4JCxwWtGo6 or please contact the VRAF Board of Directors at vrafoundation@gmail.com. The recipient of the 2020 VRAF Professional Development grant will…

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