James V. Mink Scholarship

Award Description and Criteria

James V. Mink was the first president of the Society of California Archivists, and a long-serving archivist at the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a passionate advocate of archival education. The scholarship promotes professional development and enables archival studies students or recent graduates to attend both the SCA Annual General Meeting and a pre-conference workshop. 

All applicants must submit an application form, a resume or CV, and a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the applicant's goals in the archival profession. Additionally, applicants must meet one of the following criteria: 

  • Is enrolled in an archival education program in California or is a student member of SCA enrolled in an archival education program outside the state
  • Has completed an archival education program in California, is a member of SCA, and has less than one year of archival work experience 

Application Form All applications must be submitted by February 16, 2018.

James V. Mink Scholarship recipients:

2017 Patricia Delara
Jade Finlinson
2016 Mary Priest
2015  Jessica Maddox
2014 Joanna Chen
Karen Raines
2013 Kim Mitchell
2012 Sara Seltzer
2011 Sarah Clothier
2010 Michelle Wallen
2009 Jessica Knox
2008 Rebecca Crowther
2007 Debbie Bahn
Cyndi Shein
2006 Paul Sevilla
Claudia Holguin
2005 Sara Roberson
Jennifer Osorio
2004 Gigi D’Amore
Brandon Metcalf
2003 Jessica Moran
2002 Andrea Leigh
2001 Marisol Ramos-Lum
2000 Kendra Van Cleave
1999 Steven Frame
1998 Su Kim Chung
1997 Jennifer Martinez
1996 Debbie Henderson
1995 Theresa Saputo
1994 James Eason
1993 Sydney Nelson
1992 Martha Olivera
1991 Janet Wadley
1990 John Gutierrez
1989 Debra Rogenmoser
1988 Susan Coffman
1987 Suzanne Forsyth (Initial Award)

To contact the Awards Committee, please visit the SCA Committees web page.

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