SCA James V. Mink Scholarship Application Form and Instructions
The purpose of this scholarship is to promote the professional development of students preparing to become archivists by providing support for attendance at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), including a pre-conference workshop, of the Society of California Archivists.

The 2019 AGM of the Society of California Archivists will be held at the Hilton Long Beach, April 24-27, 2019.

Each applicant must submit the following items electronically no later than noon (12pm) on Friday, March 1, 2019:

1. A completed electronic application form (below)

2. A letter of recommendation from someone familiar with the applicant's goals, background, education, and interest in the archival profession. This letter may be sent as a PDF attachment via email to

3. A resume supplementing, but not substituting for, the above may also be sent as a PDF attachment via email to

Applicants will be notified no later than March 15, 2019 of the final decision of the SCA Awards Committee regarding the James V. Mink Scholarship for the 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

Questions? Please direct them to Jennifer Martinez Wormser, or (909) 621-8973.

Last name *
First name *
Middle name or initial
Email address *
Telephone number, including area code *
Mailing address *
Academic Institution or other affiliation *
Graduation date (To qualify, applicants must be either: 1. Enrolled in an archival education program in California or a specialized education program sponsored by an archival institution; 2. Are student members of SCA enrolled in an archival education program outside the state; 3. Completed an archival education program as defined above and have less than one year of archival work experience.) *
Degree received or expected degree *
Academic major *
List significant course work related to history, library science, archives administration, records management, or closely related fields. *
List any significant awards, skills, or activities related to this application. *
Write a brief essay (no more than 500 words) describing your career/goals in the archival profession. *
Please provide the name and email address of the individual who will be submitting your letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation must be received no later than noon (12pm) on Friday, March 1, 2019 via email to *
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