SCHOLARSHIPS INCLUDE . . .1) An amount (based on the distance you have to travel) to subsidize travel costs, hotel, etc.
2) A ticket to the Awards Banquet on Friday, at which the Mark Twain and MidAmerica awards are presented (Bonnie Jo Campbell is the 2019 Mark Twain awardee and Dr. Christian Knoeller is the 2019 MidAmerica awardee).
3) A year's membership in the Society, which includes subscriptions to the two journals, MidAmerica and Midwestern Miscellany.
SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT INCLUDE . . .Conference registration fee of $40, which must be paid in advance of arriving at the conference. (This is new as of 2019, and is offset by an increased amount of scholarship funds to be awarded.)
DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION . . . January 31, 2019 (US eastern time zone)