Grants and scholarships to attend annual conference

The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) has a number of available scholarships for this year’s annual meeting in Provo, Utah; May 14 & 15, 2009.

Persons meeting the criteria below are encouraged to apply.

The Steve Wood CIMA Meeting Scholarship is a $400.00 scholarship offered once each year. Funds from the Steve Wood Scholarship may be used for conference registration, workshops, conference meals, and travel expenses.

The CIMA Workshop Grants are offered to cover the registration fees for a full-day CIMA workshop at its annual meeting.

The CIMA Conference Registration Grants are offered to cover the registration fees for the CIMA annual conference.

The CIMA Travel Grants are worth up to $250.00 each. They are offered to assist individuals with travel funding to the annual meeting.

Qualifications: For any of these scholarships an individual must currently:
Be employed in the CIMA region (AZ, UT, NV, ID, WY, NM)
OR
Be enrolled as a student in a program that includes library classes, archival classes, or a related discipline.

To Apply: Submit a current résumé, a cover letter indicating a statement of the expected benefits of attending the CIMA meeting, and a letter of reference from a person with knowledge of the applicant’s work or educational program.

Deadlines: Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2009.

Further information: Grant and scholarship recipients will be asked to submit a report on their experience following the conference which will be published in the CIMA Newsletter.

For questions and additional information: Please contact the current chair of the Education and Training Committee referenced below.

All grant and scholarship applications should be sent via e-mail to michael.frazier@unlv.edu.
Also, please send a hard copy by fax or mail to the Education and Training Committee:

c/o
Michael Frazier
UNLV Libraries
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Box 457010
Las Vegas, NV 89154-7010
(702) 895-2240
michael.frazier@unlv.edu

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