The Alliance is committed to cultivating diverse leaders across the field by providing access to professional development and networking opportunities offered at our Annual Meeting. Through our fellowship and scholarship programs, we aim to include your voice and the voices of those whose presence is greatly needed in discussions about field-wide issues.

Applications were due January 25, 2019 and are now closed.

Alliance Scholarship Program

The AAM Annual Meeting Scholarship is a professional growth opportunity that provides financial support for US-based students and museum professionals at any stage of their career to attend the AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo. The program is designed to nurture greater inclusivity—for the benefit of museums, museum professionals, and the diverse audiences they serve—by supporting the professional development of individuals from underrepresented or marginalized groups. Applications are now closed.

AAM-Getty International Program

The AAM-Getty International Program is a professional growth opportunity that provides financial support to non-US-based museum professionals to attend the AAM Annual Meeting and MuseumExpo. The Review Committee reads applications and selects the most qualified applicants from a talented and diverse pool of museum colleagues. Individuals must work in an art museum or work with art collections in a museum in countries with developing or emerging economies. Applications are now closed.

Local Scholarship Program

The 2019 Local Host Committee is proud to offer Local Scholarships for Louisiana-based students and museum professionals at any stage of their career to attend the 2019 AAM Annual Meeting & MuseumExpo in New Orleans from May 19-22, 2019. Applications for Local Scholarships are due February 11, 2019. Applications are now closed.