Currently the program awards five annual scholarships:
These scholarships - each in the amount of $4,000 - are given as financial assistance to students of merit who intend to pursue careers in moving image archiving.
The funds are sent directly to the recipients' educational institutions to help cover the costs of tuition or registration fees. Students from any country may apply.
Applicants need only submit one application form and one set of supporting documents to be eligible for all four awards; however, no applicant will be awarded more than one scholarship.
To be eligible for these awards, a student:
Important factors in the selection of the scholarship recipients include: a student's commitment to pursuing a career in moving image archiving; the quality of a student's academic record; and the strength of a student's program of study as it applies to moving image archiving.
For additional information concerning the AMIA Scholarship Program, contact the AMIA office at 1313 North Vine St.,Hollywood, CA 90028, Phone: (323) 463-1500; Fax: (323) 463-1506; or email: amia [at] amianet.org