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:
University of Arizona Special Collections
1510 E. University Blvd.
Tucson, Arizona 85721