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 brief (500 word) essay describing their professional goals/career in archives, a resume or CV, and a letter of recommendation from someone familiar with their 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.

Application Form -- The application process for AGM 2022 is closed.

(Note: download form, complete offline, and submit via email. Problems? please contact the Awards Chair.)

To contact the Awards Committee, please visit the SCA Awards Committee web page, or email awards@calarchivists.org

James V. Mink Scholarship Recipients:

2021       Grace Muñoz

2020       Jiarui Sun

2019       Ashley Evans Bandy

2018       Jessica Tai       

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, or email awards@calarchivists.org

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