Awards & Scholarships

Don’t miss the opportunity to honor your colleagues with a Society of California Archivists award!

Every year SCA honors individual archivists and archival organizations with awards for outstanding service, achievements, or contributions to our profession. Awards are presented at the Annual General Meeting, where we celebrate and acknowledge the deserving recipients. Take a moment to read about all of our awards, and please consider making a nomination or two.

For questions, contact Awards Committee chair James Eason (


Archives Appreciation Award - recognizes organizations, agencies, or institutions which support archival programs.

Career Achievement Award - honors those whose archival career has been outstanding.

Sustained Service Award - recognizes SCA members who have given long-time service to SCA.


James V. Mink Scholarship - helps pay AGM expenses for new archivists and students attending the AGM.

Walter P. Gray III Scholarship - helps pay workshop expenses in California.

Lynn A. Bonfield Professional Development Scholarship - helps pay workshop expenses outside of California

Western Archives Institute Scholarship - helps pay WAI expenses.

© Society of California Archivists
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software