To register and pay for a course, simply follow these steps:
Fill out the Center for Collections Care Registration Form and select your course. Please complete one Registration Form per course. Completing the Registration Form reserves your place in the course. You will only be charged once you complete the Payment Form. It’s a good idea to register early, as many courses fill quickly.
Fill out the Payment Form. Pay the course fee ONLY when your course is confirmed to run. Please be aware that using your credit card will incur transaction fees. These fees are not refundable if you choose to cancel your registration. There are no fees if you pay via checking or savings account. International payments are made via a different payment form. Please contact Nicolette Meister if you need to make a payment from outside the U.S.
Fill out the Scholarship Payment Formif you received a NEH Scholarship. This form reflects the scholarship discounts. Pay the course fee ONLY when your course is confirmed to run.
If you have any questions about billing or payment, please contact the Beloit College Accounting Office at (608) 363-2239.
As a Beloit College summer program, the Center for Collections Care will adhere to Beloit College COVID-19 related decisions and will respond accordingly. In light of COVID-19, the Center for Collections Care Cancellation Policy has been updated. To learn more about the College’s response, please view the COVID-19 Information page.
Participants should not finalize travel arrangement until they receive confirmation that their class has met the minimum enrollment. The Center strongly recommends that participants make refundable travel plans. The Center will not reimburse participants for travel expenses or credit card transaction fees.
If Beloit College cancels a course at any time, participants will receive a full course fee refund.
Participants will receive a full course fee refund if they cancel one-month before the course start date.
Participants who cancel two-weeks before the course start date will receive a full course fee refund, minus a $200 administrative fee.
Email the program director, Nicolette Meister, to cancel your registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for Collections Care at Beloit College is pleased to offer 54 scholarships funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities for in-person and online courses in 2023. There are 14 $250 scholarships available for online courses and 40 $650 scholarships for in-person courses.
Round 1: Applicants must submit a complete Scholarship Application by March 6, 2023. Applicants who applied in round one will be informed of the status of their application by March 24, 2023.
Round 2: Applicants must submit a complete Scholarship Application by April 7, 2023. All applicants will be informed of the status of their application by May 1, 2023.
Priority will be given to applicants who are:
An emerging museum, library, archive, or conservation professional currently enrolled full-time or part-time in a graduate program or five years or less post-graduation.
An employee, full- or part-time, of a small museum, library, archive, or historical society or site that provides public access to its collections. We use the AASLH definition of a small museum: a small museum typically has an annual budget of less than $250,000, operates with a small staff with multiple responsibilities, and employs volunteers to perform key staff functions.
An unpaid volunteer museum, library, archive, or conservation professional.
Criteria for evaluation:
Priority will be given to individuals who have not previously received a scholarship through C3.
Only one scholarship may be received each year and are applied to the full course fee.
Scholarships must be used in the year in which they are awarded.
Scholarships may be applied to another course offered in the same year the scholarship was awarded if the awardee must withdraw or the course is not confirmed to run.
Scholarship applications are reviewed by and recommendations are made by C3 Advisory Board members.
State and regional professional organizations are often a source of funding for professional development. For example, the Wisconsin Federation of Museums offers “mini-grant awards of up to $750 annually to assist affiliate institutions in the care and exhibit of collections, training of staff, and improving overall service to their communities.”