SLIG Scholarship Opportunities


Planning to attend the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) or the new SLIG Academy for Professionals? There are several scholarship opportunities available for our institute students.

SLIG Jimmy B. Parker Scholarship

Deadline June 1, 2018

Named in honor of Jimmy B. Parker, whose legacy of service to the genealogical community covered more than 50 years, this full-tuition scholarship will be awarded to an individual who has "demonstrated commitment to genealogical excellence and community involvement". The winner will be announced June 30th and their course of choice pre-reserved.  Full details here.

SLIG Scholarship for First-Time Institute Attendees

Deadline June 1, 2018

This new scholarship was created in 2016 to provide entrance opportunities for students who have not yet attended an institute. More details and submission requirements may be found here.

ASG Scholar Award, American Society of Genealogists

Deadline tbd; usually around August 31st of each year

This award provides "financial assistance for a developing scholar to attend one of five academic programs in American genealogy." To find out more, visit their website.

AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship

Deadline December 31, 2018 for SLIG 2020

Established to "foster and support professional genealogists in their ongoing development efforts".  Four winners are selected annually, one for each of the four major institutes.  The scholarship covers tuition and specific travel expenses.

Unfortunately, the deadline is just before we announce the next year's curriculum. For that reason, we offer the opportunity to have open dialogue with the director to help applicants rank their institute preferences. You can learn more about the AncestryProGenealogists Scholarship on their website.