Conference of
Inter-Mountain Archivists

Funding

Scholarship Opportunities

The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) has scholarship opportunities for the 2022 annual meeting held at This Is the Place Heritage Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, from May 12-13.

Steve Wood CIMA Meeting Scholarship

This is a $750 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.

This year, CIMA is offering to fund up to four of these scholarships.

Qualifications for applicants

  • Applicant 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.

Application Process

Please include the following information in one PDF document:

  • Name, institution, and email;
  • 250-word cover letter including a statement of the expected benefits of attending the CIMA meeting, and why an employing institution would not be able to assist with travel funding;
  • letter of reference from a person with knowledge of the applicant’s work or educational program;
  • current résumé.

Deadlines

Applications must be submitted no later than April 15, 2022.

Grant and 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 clint.pumphrey@usu.edu.

Clint Pumphrey
Special Collections and Archives
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT. 84322
(435) 797-0891
clint.pumphrey@usu.edu

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

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