The Conference of Inter-Mountain Archivists (CIMA) has scholarship opportunities available for this year’s Joint Meeting with the Society of Southwest Archivists, in Tucson, Arizona on May 15-19, 2019.
Persons meeting the criteria below are encouraged to apply.
The Steve Wood CIMA Meeting Scholarship is a $500.00 scholarship offered once each year. Funds from the Steve Wood Scholarship may be used for conference registration, workshops, conference meals, and travel expenses.
A second travel grant is also available to assist a CIMA member to attend the conference, and may be used in the same way as the Steve Wood scholarship.
Qualifications: For these scholarships an individual must currently:
Be employed in the CIMA region (AZ, UT, NV, ID, WY, NM)
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 250-word cover letter with 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. A description of why an employing institution would not be able to assist with travel funding should also be included.
Deadlines: Applications must be submitted by February 22, 2019.
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 email@example.com .
Also, please send a hard copy by fax or mail to the Education and Training Committee:
Ellen M. Ryan
Idaho State University
Eli M. Oboler Library
Special Collections and Archives
851 S. 9th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho 83209
CIMA programs are an important element in developing the archival profession in the Inter-mountain region. But, they are very expensive, and your support is requested. A donation to CIMA is a contribution to a rich legacy and tradition within the archival profession. Donations may be made in any amount.