The following announcement was written by the National Genealogical Society:
The National Genealogical Society, based in Arlington, Virginia, is pleased to announce it has awarded the scholarship for NGS American Genealogy: A Home Study Course to Teresa Steinkamp McMillin of Inverness, Illinois. The course is an in-depth learning opportunity aimed at the intermediate to advanced researcher. The scholarship covers the cost of all three CDs as well as the grading of assignments and comments provided by experienced genealogists. This represents a value of $475.
Ms. McMillin intends to pursue a career as a professional genealogist specializing in German research. She is first Vice President of the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists. In 2006 she was part of the Chicagoland Genealogical Consortium that sponsored the NGS Conference in Chicago, and received the NGS Certificate of Appreciation for her volunteer work. She attended the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in 2005 and 2006.
Further information on the Home Study Course can be found at www.ngsgenealogy.org/eduhsc.cfm.
The National Genealogical Society was founded in 1903, and is the premier national society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian. The NGS serves its members by providing genealogical skill development through education, information, publications, research assistance, and networking opportunities.