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Apply for the SCA Mink Scholarship!

December 11, 2021 11:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Society of California Archivists (SCA) is now accepting applications for the James V. Mink ScholarshipApplications can be submitted through February 28, 2022.

The Mink Scholarship provides financial support for an archival studies student or recent graduate to attend the 2022 SCA Annual General Meeting (AGM), plus a pre-conference workshop. 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 of $1,500 covers conference and workshop registration, and assists with any travel, lodging, and food expenses; the post-registration balance will be awarded as a check. The recipient will be recognized and introduced at an Awards Ceremony during the AGM. 2022’s AGM will be held from May 18-21 in Palm Springs, CA (https://www.calarchivists.org/AGM-2022).

For more information and the online application, please visit: https://calarchivists.org/Awards_Scholarships/Mink

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

Scholarship recipients are required to write a brief article for the SCA Newsletter following the AGM, introducing themselves and describing their conference experience.

Please contact the Awards Committee at awards@calarchivists.org if you have any questions. Thanks!

Best wishes,

Christine


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