How to Apply

To be considered for the Seminar for Historical Administration, all applicants must submit a full application (SHA Application). Please also email Bob Beatty  your intent to apply.

Application deadline for the Class of 2016 has been extended to June 13, 2016. The 2016 seminar runs October 29–November 19 and will cost $3,000 for tuition and double-occupancy lodging (solo rooms available for an additional cost).

SHA Class of 2012 in the Indiana Historical Society's Prohibition-era You Are There interactive experience.

SHA Class of 2012 in the Indiana Historical Society’s Prohibition-era You Are There interactive experience.

The application packet should include:

  1. A signed cover letter confirming that you will attend Developing History Leaders @SHA if you are accepted for the program.
  2. A statement (limit 2 pages) explaining why you’d like to attend SHA, how you expect SHA to benefit you and your career, and the impact that your presence might have upon other participants.
  3. A resume (limit 5 pages)
  4. A personal biography limited to 100 words. Include educational experience such as training programs in which you have participated.
  5. A one-page description of your institution.
  6. Two letters of recommendation (please do not mail them separately from your application).
  7. A letter from your Executive Director, CEO, or Board Chair (if you’re the Director/CEO) supporting your attendance.
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