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ICAPGen Study Group Forming – Apply by May 17th


The ICAPGen Level 1 Study Group has openings for the study group that begins on July 11, 2019.  The deadline to apply is May 17th, 2019.  This study group focuses on helping participants write the four generation project.

To apply:
1- You have chosen your area of accreditation and most of your research is completed for your Level 1 project.
2- You have experience writing genealogy reports.
3- Send a 3-5 page research report to
Note: If you don’t have sufficient experience writing genealogy research reports, please practice writing research reports before applying to a study group or watch the videos on writing ICAPGen’s YouTube Channel.
Acceptance letters will be sent on June 7th.
Disclaimer: Participation in an ICAPGen (SM) Study group does not guarantee that a participant will pass Level 1 testing. Study Group Leaders will educate participants on the requirements in the Guide to Applying for an Accredited Genealogist Credential®, present lessons regarding sound genealogical practices, present appropriate examples, and make suggestions to help improve participants writing skills. It is the participant’s sole responsibility to assess whether all the requirements of the Level 1 project are met prior to submission. See Level 1 Project Assessment.


Do You Have What it Takes?

Yes-or-noDo you think your genealogical research and writing skills are at a professional level? ICAPGen’s℠ study group is meant to help guide interested persons–who already have achieved a certain advanced skill level in research and writing–to complete the steps required to obtain the Accredited Genealogist® credential.

If you think you might have what it takes, sign up on our study group interest list. If your work samples do not meet the expectations of the ICAPGen study group committee you will be given feedback about how to improve your work samples and encouraged to reapply for the study group after improving your work.