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Maricopa Library Council offers scholarship for new librarians

Posted by Editor on January 26, 2012

Download  PDF version of the application form.

Professional Conference Scholarship Program
Maricopa County Library Council
January, 2012

                       The Maricopa County Library Council (MCLC) sponsors a scholarship program for librarians who are in the first five years of their career. This program will provide financial support to tomorrow’s librarians as they develop the experience and skill set to lead our libraries and our profession

What does the scholarship program provide?

MCLC will award two (2), $1,500 scholarships for attendance at a professional library conference. Some examples are:

  • ALA, the American Library Association
  • ACRL, the Association of College & Research Libraries
  • MLA, the Medical Library Association
  • PLA, the Public Library Association
  • SLA, the Special Libraries Association

 Who is eligible?

Librarians who are in the first five years of their career and who are members of ALA, or another relevant professional association.   Applicants must have worked for their Library for at least six months and must have their library director’s permission to attend the conference.

Scholarship recipients’ responsibilities:

  • Attendance at a variety of programs and exhibits at the conference.
  • Written and verbal reports about the conference to MCLC at an upcoming meeting.
  • Written report to recipient’s supervisor and library director.

How to apply:

Complete the attached application and submit it to your library director for their approval.  Email application to jddoyle@email.arizona.edu

Selection Process

A Selection Committee comprised of MCLC members will select scholarship recipients on the basis of application review.   Scholarship winners will receive notification in writing from the chair of MCLC.

Professional Conference Scholarship Program
Maricopa County Library Council
January, 2012

All applications due February 20, 2012, by Noon
Email application and letter of support to jddoyle@email.arizona.edu

Applicant Name  
Date  
Email Address  
Permanent Address   
Work location   
Position  
Supervisor  

 

Professional Work Experience:
Position Title Dates of Employment Description of Duties Contact Information
        
        
         

 


 

Describe your extracurricular Activities related to Librarianship:

 

 

Conference you would like to attend:  
Conference website:  
Date(s) of conference:  

 

Personal Statement:  In 750 words or less, please describe how attendance at this conference will contribute to your development as a leader in your library and in this profession.  Attach additional pages, if necessary.

I certify that all answers given by me are true, accurate, and complete. I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of fact on this application will be cause for denial of consideration for the scholarship program.

I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement and hereby grant permission to confirm the information supplied on this application.

Signature Date
Printed Name

Approval of Library Director: (may include a letter of support)

Signature Date
Printed Name

Professional Conference Scholarship Program
Maricopa County Library Council
January, 2012

                       The Maricopa County Library Council (MCLC) sponsors a scholarship program for librarians who are in the first five years of their career. This program will provide financial support to tomorrow’s librarians as they develop the experience and skill set to lead our libraries and our profession

What does the scholarship program provide?

MCLC will award two (2), $1,500 scholarships for attendance at a professional library conference. Some examples are:

  • ALA, the American Library Association
  • ACRL, the Association of College & Research Libraries
  • MLA, the Medical Library Association
  • PLA, the Public Library Association
  • SLA, the Special Libraries Association

 Who is eligible?

Librarians who are in the first five years of their career and who are members of ALA, or another relevant professional association.   Applicants must have worked for their Library for at least six months and must have their library director’s permission to attend the conference.

Scholarship recipients’ responsibilities:

  • Attendance at a variety of programs and exhibits at the conference.
  • Written and verbal reports about the conference to MCLC at an upcoming meeting.
  • Written report to recipient’s supervisor and library director.

How to apply:

Complete the attached application and submit it to your library director for their approval.  Email application to jddoyle@email.arizona.edu

Selection Process

A Selection Committee comprised of MCLC members will select scholarship recipients on the basis of application review.   Scholarship winners will receive notification in writing from the chair of MCLC.

Professional Conference Scholarship Program
Maricopa County Library Council
January, 2012

All applications due February 20, 2012, by Noon
Email application and letter of support to jddoyle@email.arizona.edu

Applicant Name  
Date  
Email Address  
Permanent Address   
Work location   
Position  
Supervisor  

 

Professional Work Experience:
Position Title Dates of Employment Description of Duties Contact Information
        
        
         

 


 

Describe your extracurricular Activities related to Librarianship:

 

 

Conference you would like to attend:  
Conference website:  
Date(s) of conference:  

 

Personal Statement:  In 750 words or less, please describe how attendance at this conference will contribute to your development as a leader in your library and in this profession.  Attach additional pages, if necessary.

I certify that all answers given by me are true, accurate, and complete. I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of fact on this application will be cause for denial of consideration for the scholarship program.

I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statement and hereby grant permission to confirm the information supplied on this application.

Signature Date
Printed Name

Approval of Library Director: (may include a letter of support)

Signature Date
Printed Name
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