CAM is pleased to offer support for alumni of the Getty Foundation's Multicultural Undergraduate Internship program the opportunity to attend the 2018 CAM conference, Modern Museums: Relevant & Resilient. Interested individuals may apply for a scholarship or a fellowship. Funding for this program is supported by: 

Since its founding in 1993, the Getty Foundation's Multicultural Undergraduate Internship 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 scholarship or fellowship as part of the CAM Getty Intern Alumni Program, you must meet the following eligibility requirements: 

1.  be alumni of the Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program
2.  be working in the museum field or in a related graduate program
3.  commit to completing a post-conference evaluation form.


The 2018 Scholarship deadline has passed.  Please apply using our online form.  In addition to contact and employment information, all applicants are asked to provide brief statement on how conference attendance would support their long term career plans. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously participated.

Participation includes:
  • a full conference registration

  • a pre-conference workshop or tour valued at $20.

  • two networking opportunities

  • a $300 to $595 travel stipend, depending on whether or not the recipient chooses to stay at the conference hotel

  • optional two-night lodging 

  • a one-year individual membership to CAM

CAM will provide each recipient with a choice: (1) to stay at the conference hotel for two nights, have CAM make those reservations for him/her, and be issued a $300 travel stipend; or (2) coordinate their own accommodations and be provided a travel stipend of $595. In December 2018, each recipient will be mailed a $300 or $595 check to cover travel and per diem. Their one-year individual membership to CAM will also commence at that time.

Applicants to the Getty Scholarship may also qualify for a CAM Fellowship.


In addition to supporting scholarships, The Getty Foundation is also supporting up to five CAM Fellows.  CAM Fellows receive the benefits extending to CAM Getty Intern Alumni Program but also write one case study for publication in CAM e-News and a blog post for CA Museums Community Online.  Fellowships includes a $500 stipend, lodging at the conference hotel Monday and Tuesday evening of the conference, and networking opportunities specifically for Fellows. The deadline for 2018 has passed. 



In addition to the criteria mentioned above, eligible applicants must meet the following criteria for a CAM Fellows award:

  1. 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

  2. Excellent writing and collaborative skills

  3. Ability to adhere to the timeline and responsibilities of being a CAM Fellow

  4. Bachelor’s Degree

  5. Current California resident

*Please submit your application below by filling out the application below.  If you wish to apply for a fellowship, please indicate your preference in the application and answer additional questions regarding the Fellowship. 

For more information, contact the CAM Office at (831) 471-9970 or email