Beginning July 1st, the IRUA will start accepting Scholar applications.  You will receive a confirmation, via email, upon receipt of your application. Please submit your application on or before August 20, 2021. Applications should be submitted to:  Maria Sclafani at

Written essays are to be submitted to the IRUA no later than September 3rd. Essays should be written in a Microsoft Word documentAll sources must have the contractual rights to use their graphics or images. Exhibits and graphics contained in your essays must also be sent as a separate attachment.  Please do NOT send a PDF. Authors must attribute in footnotes, all sources.  The Scholars Committee will review the papers submitted and will announce the winner(s) of the program by the end of October, 2021. The winners will be posted on the IRUA website, on the home page under the “News” section.

A copy of the Scholarship Criteria and Application can be obtained by clicking on the links below.

Scholarship Application

More information about the Scholars program can be found here: Scholars Program