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Maricopa Library Council offers scholarship for new librarians

Posted by Editor on January 26, 2012

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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 Read the rest of this entry »

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Scholarships offered from MLGSCA chapter of MLA

Posted by Editor on August 23, 2010

Each year, MLGSCA awards scholarships to library students from Arizona & Southern California.  Three scholarships of $1000 are awarded annually to excellent library/information science students!  In addition, one scholarship of $1000 is awarded to a Library Paraprofessional student.  All four successful individuals will need to be enrolled in or entering an ALA-accredited masters program in library and information science and show evidence of interest (through their application) in health sciences librarianship.  Priority will be given to applicants enrolled in a library school located in Southern California or Arizona. Deadline is Dec 1.  For information on how to apply, eligibility, and application materials go to: http://www.mlgsca.mlanet.org/students.htm

Laura Stubblefield, Chair of MLGSCA Award Committee

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MLGSCA Student Scholarships

Medical/Health Sciences Library School Students!

Each year, MLGSCA awards scholarships to library students from Arizona & Southern California.  Three scholarships of $1000 are awarded annually to excellent library/information science students!  In addition, one scholarship of $1000 is awarded to a Library Paraprofessional student.  All four successful individuals will need to be enrolled in or entering an ALA-accredited masters program in library and information science and show evidence of interest (through their application) in health sciences librarianship.  Priority will be given to applicants enrolled in a library school located in Southern California or Arizona. Deadline is Dec 1.  For information on how to apply, eligibility, and application materials go to: http://www.mlgsca.mlanet.org/students.htm

Laura Stubblefield, Chair of MLGSCA Award Committee

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Louise Stephens scholarship application deadline is May 1!!

Posted by Editor on April 2, 2009

The Arizona Library Association is inviting applications for the Louise A. Stephens Endowed Scholarship. This $1000 scholarship supports part time and full time students enrolled in the University of Arizona ’s School of Information Resources and Library Science M.A. program. Applicants must be members of the Arizona Library Association at any level. Student membership for one year is just $30. Applications are due May 1, 2009. More information can be found at http://www.azla.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=116 or by contacting Ann Ewbank, scholarship chair at ann.ewbank@asu.edu .

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