DC/SLA encourages talented men and women to join us with a career in special librarianship by assisting students who are preparing for a Master’s Degree in Library Science. In support of this goal, a $2,000 cash scholarship is being awarded this year.
Selection criteria include:
- An essay describing the applicant’s interest in special librarianship and professional goals, including anticipated contribution to the profession (two-– three pages, 1,000–2,000 words)
- Letter of academic or professional recommendation
- Membership in the Washington, D.C. Chapter of SLA (If you aren’t a DC/SLA member yet, SLA student dues are only $40 per year. Join today at http://www.sla.org/content/membership/joinsla/index.cfm. Remember to choose the Washington, D.C. Chapter on your SLA membership form.)
- Enrolled or accepted in an ALA-accredited Library Science program
The scholarship application form and additional details are available on the DC/SLA website at http://units.sla.org/chapter/cdc/yp/dcsla_2011_Application_v2.doc
Application deadline: August 12, 2011.