CAM and our sponsors are pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships for the annual conference, 20/20 Vision (Los Angeles, March 4-6, 2020).


Scholarship recipients must meet at least one of the eligibility criterion listed below, be residents of California, describe the benefit of attending the conference in their application, and include a resume.


Preference is given to applicants who meet the following criteria in the order of weighted importance:

  1. Candidates from historically underserved populations, including, but not limited to, Latinx/Hispanic, African, Asian, Native American, and Pacific Islander descent;
  2. Emerging museum professionals with less than five years’ experience;
  3. Staff or volunteers employed in areas that are underrepresented at the conference, such as curatorial affairs, development and marketing; 
  4. Staff or volunteers from museums in rural areas, including, but not limited to, Central Valley and far Northern California.

Note: Past CAM conference scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Scholarship Details

Each scholarship includes:

Note: The scholarship does not include lodging, travel expenses, meals, or additional program items (workshops, tours, evening events, etc.)


The call for CAM Scholarship applications has closed. Thank you to those who applied. Applicants will be notified of the decision in late December. A subcommittee of CAM's Multicultural and Emerging Professionals Committee reviews the applications. Please contact Lacey Lieberthal with questions or concerns.

Scholarship Review Subcommittee Members:
Joaquin Ortiz, Director of Innovation, Museum of Photographic Arts; CAM Board of Directors
Cristina Gonzales, Assistant Museum Director/Registrar, Table Mountain Rancheria
Kanani Hoopai, Director of Education, Mission Inn Foundation

William Moreno
Miles Nool, Communications Coordinator, J. Paul Getty Museum