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Scholarships available for students interested in federal libraries

The Federal Librarians Adelaide Del Frate Conference Sponsorship Award is given to a library school student who has an interest in working in a Federal Library. The student will receive an award of $1,000 to support attendance at the next ALA Annual Meeting. Students who are currently enrolled in any ALA-accredited library school, who do not already have an ALA accredited degree, and who have expressed an interest in some aspect of Federal librarianship are eligible. Students nominate themselves for this award and must provide a letter of reference.

The Federal Librarians Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship is given to a library school student who has an interest in working in a Federal library. The student will receive a scholarship award of $1,500. Students who are currently enrolled in any ALA-accredited library school, who do not already have an ALA accredited degree, and who have expressed an interest in some aspect of Federal librarianship are eligible. Students nominate themselves for this award must provide a letter of reference.

For more information about FAFLRT awards and/or to complete an online
nominations form, visit: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/faflrt/initiatives/awards/index.cfm

 

E. J. Josey Scholarship Award

The 2011-12 E J Josey Scholarship Award Committee of the Black Caucus of the American Library Association is accepting essays on the topic of social media.  Two winners will receive a grant of $2,000 awarded to African American students. Essays should address the following ideas: “The rising popularity of social networks has introduced new opportunities and challenges for the African American community.  Discuss ways that information professionals might assist members of our community in understanding and safely using these digital tools to their advantage.”

For more information click here: http://www.bcala.org/awards/joseyapps.htm

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