CAM is pleased to offer support for alumni of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship  program to attend the annual CAM conference, 20/20 Vision (Los Angeles, March 4-6, 2020)Opportunities include Getty Scholarships and CAM Fellowships (which also include a scholarship to attend the conference). Funding for this program is supported by: 

Since its founding in 1993, the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship (formerly the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship or MUI) program has supported 3,200 undergraduates, exposing these students to career possibilities in the arts at 161 museums and visual arts organizations in Los Angeles County. 

To qualify for a Getty Scholarship and a CAM Fellowship, you must meet ALL of the following eligibility requirements: 

1.  be an alum of the Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship program
2.  be working in the museum field AND/OR be enrolled in a related graduate program
3.  commit to completing a post-conference evaluation form

The scholarship includes:
  • 1 full conference registration (valued at $319)

  • 1 ticket to a Pre-Conference Workshop or Tour of the recipient's choice on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (valued at $25)

  •  1 ticket to the Opening Night in DTLA event on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (valued at $50)

  • 1 ticket to the Culture in Focus event on Thursday, March 5, 2020 (valued at $15)

  • 1 ticket to a Dialogue Lunch of the recipient's choice on Friday, March 6, 2020 (valued at $45)

  • Access to a private lunch with networking opportunities (valued at $60)

  • A travel stipend of $300 or $595*

  • Optional two-night lodging at the Omni LA Hotel (valued at $507)

  • One-year Engage Individual Membership with CAM (valued at $50)

*CAM will provide each recipient with a choice: (1) to stay at the conference hotel for two nights, have CAM make those reservations on their behalf, and be issued a $300 travel stipend; or (2) arrange for their own accommodations and be issued a travel stipend of $595. Upon notification of scholarship receipt, each recipient will be asked to complete a form that includes selecting one of these options. Based on the selection, each recipient will be mailed a $300 or $595 check to cover travel and per diem. The one-year individual membership with CAM will also commence at that time.


In addition to supporting Getty Scholarships, The Getty Foundation is supporting up to five CAM Fellows. The requirements of a CAM Fellowship include: 1) writing one case study for publication online and in CAM e-News; and, 2) facilitating a Lunch & Learn online webinar. The written case study and webinar will both relate to a learning experience (session, workshop, etc.) of the recipient's choice presented at the CAM 2020 conference, and the CAM Fellow will collaborate with a speaker from that presentation to complete the project. All CAM Fellows will receive a Getty Scholarship to attend CAM 2020 with all the benefits listed above, in addition to a $500 Fellowship stipend for their case study project (to be granted upon completion of the project).


In addition to the criteria mentioned above for Getty Scholarship qualification, applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a CAM Fellowship:

1. be a current graduate student or recent graduate (within 18 months) in a museum-related field AND/OR a new professional with less than five years work or volunteer experience in one or more museum
have excellent writing and collaborative skills
be able to adhere to the timeline and responsibilities of a CAM Fellowship
hold a Bachelor’s Degree
be a current California resident

The call for Getty Scholarship and Fellowship applications has closed. Thank you to those who applied. Applicants will be notified of the decision in early January. A subcommittee of CAM's Multicultural and Emerging Professionals Committee reviews the applications, and The Getty Foundation approves the list of recipients. Please contact Lacey Lieberthal at 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