WMA Awards & Scholarships Opportunities

Planning is underway for WMA's 2022 Annual Meeting, to be held in Portland, Oregon on October 6-9, in partnership with the Oregon Museums Association.​

Here, you'll find our 2022 Annual Meeting award and scholarship opportunities.

Please stay tuned for further updates.


Wanda Chin Scholarship

This scholarship helps fund participation and travel to the Annual Meeting by professionals who might otherwise not be able to attend.

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Impact Award

The new WMA Impact Award celebrates a mid-career museum professional who’s leadership has had a positive effect on their museum, the surrounding community, or the museum field.

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Leadership Award

The Leadership Award celebrates outstanding achievement in the museum field by a professional whose career has had a sustained, considerable, and lasting impact on museum practices.

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Charles Redd Exhibition Award

Charles Redd Center for Western Studies Award for Exhibition Excellence honors excellence for an exhibition that furthers the study and understanding of the American West.

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