The Suzanne Winsor Freeman Student Genealogy Grant
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Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Fund
Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Suzanne Winsor Freeman Student Genealogy Grant, established in 2010 by family and friends of Suzanne Freeman, an enthusaistic family historian and supporter of student volunteerism.
Grant Application Available HERE.
Since that time, five student genealogists have received the annual $500 cash award and three-day registration to the Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree in Burbank, California, provided by the SCGS Jamboree.
Suzanne Freeman was a life-long volunteer who worked with many youth organizations in the capacity of leader, organizer, and administrator. She also developed a strong interest in family history, and was delighted by the growing number of young genealogists. She enjoyed attending the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree and at the time of her death in Tucson, Arizona August 28, 2010, was still searching for elusive Winsor cousins.
“The Freeman Student Genealogy Grant pays tribute to these interests by awarding the annual cash grant to a young genealogist attending the SCGS Jamboree, Southern California’s premiere regional genealogy conference,” notes Denise Levenick, committee chair and Freeman’s daughter.
“We are especially grateful to Jamboree for providing a three-day conference registration to the grant recipient,” she adds. “SCGS is truly a leader in conference organizations by encouraging youth involvement in genealogy through the popular Kids Camp program and now through the student grant project.”
Funding for the cash award is provided by the family grant program; Jamboree registration is provided by the conference. Individual contributions are welcome (see below for donation options).
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For More Information Contact: Denise Levenick, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suzanne Winsor Freeman Obituary: TheFamilyCurator.com