The 2019 Western Archives Institute will be held June 9 - June 21, 2019 on the San Diego State University campus in San Diego, CA
Individuals enrolled in graduate programs in history or library science are asked to provide information about their program of study.
Those not meeting these qualifications may apply for special consideration provided they can give evidence of relevant experience and can demonstrate a need for archives education.
Each individual interested in admission to the Institute must submit an application. If more than one person from an institution wishes to apply, there must be one application per person.
In addition to the online application, applicants must submit a signed letter of reference and a $100 application fee to be considered for selection (please do not submit a resume or curriculum vitae). The letter of reference can be submitted via regular mail, or emailed directly to WAI@sos.ca.gov, from the individual who is writing it for you (as a signed and scanned attachment).
The $100 application fee must be paid by check or money order. You will receive a full refund if your application is not accepted. Please make the check payable to "SCA-Western Archives Institute" and mail it to the following address:
Western Archives Institute1020 "O" StreetSacramento, CA 95814
For any questions about the application, applicant qualifications, or the review process, or to receive a PDF or Word copy of the application, please contact the Western Archives Institute Administrator at WAI@sos.ca.gov or (916) 653-7715.