AMIA Scholarship Program


To financially support students who wish to pursue careers in moving image archiving.

The program awards four annual scholarships - the Mary Pickford Scholarship, the Sony Pictures Scholarship, The Rick Chace Foundation Scholarship, and the Universal Studios Preservation Scholarship. For additional information concerning the AMIA Scholarship Program, contact the AMIA office or email .


Open to students who have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Applicants must be full-time students.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

One academic year

Award Value

Minimum of US $4,000 each

Application procedure

Applicants must submit an application form, transcript, essay and reference letters. Applicants need only submit one application form and one set of supporting documents to be eligible for all four awards.

Closing date

May 1st


Mary Pickford Foundation, Sony Pictures Entertainment, The Rick Chace Foundation, and Universal Studios for Film and Television Heritage

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)

The Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) is a non-profit professional association established to advance the field of moving image archiving by fostering co-operation among individuals and organizations concerned with the acquisition, preservation, exhibition and use of moving image materials.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) by using the links below.


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