National Archives Wiki Scholars Application

National Archives Wiki Scholars Application

Course details

Accepted applicants will engage in the virtual course from January to March 2019, meeting weekly to improve Wikipedia’s coverage of women’s suffrage.

The $1,800 cost of this opportunity covers a certificate issued by the National Archives and Wiki Education, access to hands-on support from Wikipedia experts and peers, and technical training so you can successfully contribute to Wikipedia.


  • No experience with Wikipedia is required or expected.
  • Participants commit 3 hours/week, including training and online meetings.
  • Participants will make significant contributions to at least two Wikipedia articles related to women’s suffrage by the end of the course.
  • Participants will fill out short surveys at the beginning and end of the course and may be asked to write one reflective blog post (on about their experience.


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