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Educational Funding Opportunities

Educational Grants and Scholarships Available

Jonathan Taylor Scholarship Fund Applications Being Accepted!

The Jonathan K. Taylor Swarthmore College Scholarship Fund is administered by Baltimore Monthly Meeting, Stony Run to provide support to students attending Swarthmore College in Swarthmore, PA. Preference goes to members of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting community. For the 2018-2019 academic year, there are funds up to $15,000 to be distributed among the successful applicants. For more information, or to apply by the April 20 deadline, contact Cindy Maier.

Work with and for Friends

Friends Historical Library seeking new Curator

Reporting to the College Librarian, the Curator administers the Friends Historical Library (FHL), a semiautonomous special library on the campus of Swarthmore College. FHL is an internationally known research archives in the field of Quaker history. FHL is also steward of Swarthmore College’s institutional archives. Applicant should have significant academic background, an MA or PhD or its equivalent, in a field related to the Society of Friends or its concerns. The Curator’s responsibilities include: collection development and management oversight; supervision of professional staff; financial administration; reference service to patrons; and work with students and faculty in areas related to the strengths of the collection, especially in the social sciences and humanities. Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to inclusive excellence and nondiscrimination in its educational program and employment practices and encourages candidates who will further advance the goal of fostering a diverse and inclusive community. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College is global in outlook and draws students from around the nation and world. The 425‐acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods.

 

PYM is Hiring!

PYM has posted three job openings at Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: Director of Human Resources and Inclusion, Associate Secretary for Advancement and Relationship and Community Engagement Coordinator. They are seeking the widest, deepest applicant pool possible for these positions. You can see the full job postings online. If you have any questions please contact PYM’s Human Relations staff person, Eileen Cross (HR@pym.org).