Conference of
Inter-Mountain Archivists


Scholarship Opportunities

The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) has two scholarship opportunities for the 2024 annual meeting held in Reno, Nevada, from May 29 - June 1.

Steve Wood CIMA Meeting Scholarship

This is a $700 scholarship open to any CIMA member or student. Funds from this scholarship may be used for registration to the annual CIMA Meeting, including joint conferences and the Western Archivists Meeting, workshops offered as part of the conference, conference meals, and travel expenses.

There are six scholarships available for 2024. 

Qualifications for Applicants

  • Applicants must be active members of CIMA OR
  • Be enrolled as a student in a program that includes library classes, archival classes, or a related discipline

2024 Nevada State Historical Records Advisory Board (NVSHRAB) CIMA Meeting Scholarship

This is a scholarship of up to $800 open to archivists or associated professionals working in the state of Nevada. The NVSHRAB CIMA scholarships are funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Funds from this scholarship may be used for registration to the 2024 CIMA annual meeting, workshops offered as part of the conference, conference meals, and travel expenses. 

There are two scholarship awards available for 2024. Award recipients will be expected to submit a brief essay and photo on their experience to be shared with NVSHRAB and made publicly available through the Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records website:

Qualifications for Applicants

  • Applicants must reside in Nevada.
  • Applicants must have work experience of at least 1 year in an organization that handles Nevada's historical records or archival materials

Application Process

Please include the following information in one PDF document:

  • Name, institution, and email address 
  • Current résumé
  • 250-word cover letter including: 
    • A statement of the expected benefits of attending the CIMA meeting
    • Why an employing institution would not be able to assist with travel funding
    • If applying for the NVSHRAB scholarship: Funding request - broken down into categories for travel, meals, accommodation and registration (if requesting travel funds, GSA per diem rates apply for mileage, accommodations, and meals)
  • Letter of reference from a person with knowledge of the applicant's work or educational program, stating how the individual would benefit from the knowledge gained through attending the CIMA meeting 


Applications must be submitted no later than March 18, 2024.

Scholarship recipients will be asked to submit a report on their experience following the conference that will be published in the CIMA Newsletter.

Questions and additional information

Please contact the current chair of the Education and Training Committee referenced below.

Send scholarship applications via e-mail to

Brittany N. Alleman Ayers
Digital Asset Librarian / Archivist
Church History Department
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Office: 801-240-6847

Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists
PO Box 2048
Salt Lake City, UT 84110

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