IPTW 2016 - NPS Scholarships

JOIN US
FOR THE 20TH ANNUAL
INTERNATIONAL PRESERVATION TRADES WORKSHOP
September 9-11, Clermont Farm, Virginia
Help us celebrate 20 years of IPTW awesomeness!

The National Park Service's Historic Preservation Training Center and National Center for Preservation Technology and Training are sponsoring 20 student scholarships to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the International Preservation Trades Workshop! The scholarship will cover the registration fee for IPTW at Clermont Farms, Berryville, VA, Sept 9-11, 2016.

The National Park Service preserves thousands of historic buildings, structures and features, many of which were constructed using techniques that are no longer commonly taught to tradespeople. The Historic Preservation Training Center strives to provide knowledge and hands-on craft skills in the historic building trades. The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training conducts research and testing in it's own laboratories; provides cutting edge training around the US; and supports research and training projects at universities and non-profits. The goal of this scholarship is to expose the students of historic preservation, architecture, engineering, museum management, archaeology and other cultural resource stewardship fields to the traditional trades. 

Applicants may be current students, recent grads, apprentices, or beginning professionals. They should be working in the field of cultural resources and have a desire to learn more about the craft skills associated with Historic Preservation. Scholarship recipients will be asked to write a summary of a traditional trade of their choosing that will be suitable for website publication. 

 

For any questions please contact sarah_polzin@nps.gov or sarah_m_jackson@nps.gov

Applications must be received by COB August 26, 2016. 

To apply, please fill out and submit the application form below (form may be slow to load), or click alternate link to form.

 

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