The Pinkett Award was established in 1993 and recognizes and acknowledges minority undergraduate and graduate students, such as those of African, Asian, Latino or Native American descent, who, through scholastic and personal achievement, manifest an interest in becoming professional archivists and active members of the Society of American Archivists. The recipient of the award receives full complimentary registration to the SAA Annual Meeting and related expenses for hotel and travel for attending the SAA Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, in August 2012.
Eligibility: The Pinkett is awarded to minority students, with preference given to full-time students possessing a minimum scholastic grade point average of 3.5 while enrolled in a graduate program focusing on archival management during the academic year proceeding the date on which the award is given.
Please consider nominating yourself or a deserving student today. For more details or to download the application form please visit, http://www2.archivists.org/governance/handbook/section12-pinkett. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2012.