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John and Maureen Galvin/Historic Madison, Inc. Scholarship
The John and Maureen Galvin/Historic Madison, Inc. Scholarship is awarded to a high school senior graduating from a Jefferson County, Indiana high school pursuing a degree in historic preservation, architecture, American History or related field. The award is based upon application materials, academic performance, and a demonstrated interest in the related field such as an internship, volunteer work and community service. Applications are available at guidance offices of local high schools or here Galvin scholarship to download an application.
The scholarship award honors John Galvin, President Emeritus of HMI for his community and preservation related successes while recognizing his wife Maureen’s support for and encouragement of these worthy accomplishments in the hopes of inspiring future generations of preservationists, architects and historians to do likewise.
HMI, founded in 1960, is one of Indiana’s oldest and most prestigious non-profit historic preservation organizations. Galvin served as president from 1981 – 2010. Under his leadership HMI supported the preservation and improvement of Madison’s historic district so that it attained status as a National Historic Landmark District, the highest designation a historic property can receive.
Galvin also led a successful endowment campaign, oversaw the award winning preservation of the Schroeder Saddletree Factory, preserved one of America’s earliest remaining African Methodist Episcopal church buildings and added additional properties to the HMI portfolio of historic structures, including the home of Madison’s famous architect, Francis Costigan.
Dorothy Inglis Reindollar Preservation Award
Historic Madison, Inc. accepts nominations for the Dorothy Inglis Reindollar Preservation Award each year during the Preservation Month of May. The award was established in 2000 for the purpose of recognizing exemplary preservation or restoration accomplishments occurring within Madison and Jefferson County, Indiana. The award recognizes an individual, project, corporation or organization that has made outstanding contributions the community embracing preservation techniques, over a period of time, resulting in making our community a better place to live, work, play, and raise a family.
Mrs. Reindollar was a Madison businesswoman, City Council member, involved in tourism and downtown development, devoted full time to volunteerism, loved her community and perhaps most of all was an active preservationist. Dotti served on the Board of Directors of Historic Madison, Inc. from 1981 until 1994 and was inducted into the Historic Madison, Inc. Council. She was a founding member of Historic Eleutherian College, Inc. in Lancaster and active in the preservation of this National Historic Landmark property.
Any individual, organization or project involved in historic preservation in Madison or Jefferson County is eligible. Nominated projects must have been completed. In some cases ‘on-going’ projects that have made significant progress in the last three years may be eligible. Nomination may be made without the knowledge of the nominee. Self-nominations will be accepted though nominations for posthumous awards will not be accepted. Properties owned by Historic Madison, Inc. /Historic Madison Foundation, Inc., members of the Board of Directors, and staff are not eligible during the period of their active service and for two years thereafter.
To nominate an individual, organization or project you must complete an official nomination DIR Award nomination form 2019DIR Award nomination form 2019 write a description (900 words or less) of the nominee and attach supporting material (no more than twelve items.) These items may include brochures, news items, photographs, slides, and other media accounts, and letters of support (no more than five). The award winner will be announced at the HMI annual preservation gala in May. Qualified nominations from last year will be carried over and new ones accepted.
The award winner will receive an appropriate emblem of achievement, a complimentary ticket to the event and featured in all media releases. Nomination forms are also available at Historic Madison, Inc. 500 West Street Madison City Hall, 101 W. Main Street, The Madison Courier, One Courier Square; and at the Madison Area Convention Visitors’ Bureau, 601 West First Street.
Dorothy Inglis Reindollar / Historic Madison, Inc
Historic Preservation Award Winners