Grants & Scholarships

AMIA / Rockefeller Archive Center

AMIA/ Rockefeller Archive Center Visiting Archivist Fellowship

The Rockefeller Archive Center, in cooperation with the Association of Moving Image Archivists, has established The AMIA/Rockefeller Visiting Archivist Fellowship - a unique opportunity to encourage professional exchange and enhance professional development. Designed to provide both financial assistance and first-hand experience, the AMIA/Rockefeller Visiting Archivist Fellowship is awarded each year to a professional archivist from the developing world interested in improving their skills and knowledge through a program at the Rockefeller Archive Center and attendance at the AMIA Annual Conference.


Image Permanence Institute Internship

The Image Permanence Institute (IPI), in cooperation with the Association of Moving image Archivists, has established the Image Permanence Institute Internship in Preservation Research. The Image Permanence Institute is a university-based, nonprofit research laboratory devoted to scientific research in the preservation of visual and other forms of recorded information. IPI was founded in 1985 through the combined efforts and sponsorship of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RTI) and the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T). » Read more..


KODAK Fellowship

The Eastman Kodak Company, in cooperation with the Association of Moving Image Archivists, has established the Kodak Fellowship in Film Preservation — a unique program to help foster the education and training of the next generation of moving image archivists.

The Kodak Fellowship is designed to provide students with financial assistance for their formal education, practical experience through an intensive internship, and an introduction to the film archive community through participation in the AMIA conference. » Read more..


AMIA Scholarship Program

Sony Pictures Scholarship – The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship - Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship

The AMIA Scholarship program awards three annual scholarships – the Sony Pictures Scholarship, The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship. 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. » Read more..


IASA Research Grants

The aim of the IASA research grant is to encourage research and publication on audiovisual archiving by supporting some or all of the project costs. Applications are only accepted from IASA members. Research can, but need not, form part of an academic programme. The level of financial support will be determined by the Executive Board individually on a case by case basis, but individual awards will not normally exceed Euro 2000. All costs are eligible if the applicant can show clear justification for them within the scope, aims and purposes of the project. » Read more..