Garfield Farm offers scholarship for museum administration

By on January 25, 2010

Kane County—Garfield Farm Museum will offer a $2,000 scholarship for graduate studies in museum administration.

Applications must be made in January.

The Garfield Farm Museum Historic Administration Scholarship Fund has been established within the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley. This annual scholarship is focused on students at the master’s level or higher, pursuing degrees in historic administration, public history, museum administration or related fields of study who preferably have demonstrated a strong commitment to the preservation of historic sites through their studies, work experience, volunteer or other community activities.

Potential applicants from the southern half of Kane County and Kendall County enrolled at an accredited college or university are encouraged to inquire of the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley by calling (630) 896-7800 or visit

Garfield Farm Museum is located five miles west of Geneva off Route 38 on Garfield Road. For information, call (630) 584-8485 or e-mail