Posts tagged: Scholarships

Applications for NHLA Loans and Scholarships for Graduate Study are due April 1, 2009

Qualified applicants are residents of New Hampshire, enrolled in an ALA accredited school of Library or Information Science, and members of NHLA.

 

F. Mabel Winchell Loan Fund

$1,000 interest-free loan to be repaid within 5 years

 

Rosalie Norris Scholarship

$1,000 grant

 

Download the Application Form at http://www.nhlibrarians.org/gradstudy.html

 

Please send inquiries to:

Sarah Leonardi

NHLA Scholarship Chair

Amherst Town Library

14 Main Street

Amherst, NH 03031

(603) 673-2288

sleonardi@amherst.lib.nh.us

Applications for NHLA Loans and Scholarships for Graduate Study are due September 1, 2008.

Qualified applicants are residents of New Hampshire, enrolled in an ALA accredited school of Library or Information Science, and members of NHLA.

F. Mabel Winchell Loan Fund
$1,000 interest-free loan to be repaid within 5 years

Rosalie Norris Scholarship
$1,000 grant

Download the Application Form at:
http://www.nhlibrarians.org/gradstudy.html

Please send inquiries to:
Sarah Leonardi
NHLA Scholarship Chair
Amherst Town Library
14 Main Street
Amherst, NH 03031
(603) 673-2288
sleonardi@amherst.lib.nh.us

NELA Scholarships Announced

NELA just announced the winners of their 2008 awards scholarships for full and part-time students. In case you aren’t familiar with these awards, the awards for full time students are $2,000, and those for part-time students are $1,000. According to the NELA website, "These awards provide financial assistance for qualifying students pursuing Master’s degrees in Library and Information Science. They are open to New England residents who plan to continue their careers in the region. Students attending an ALA-accredited library school or program offered in New England or New York, or an accredited on-line program offered elsewhere, who have a demonstrated need for financial assistance, may apply."

To learn about applying for NELA’s 2009 scholarships, head to http://nelib.org/resources/scholarships.htm. And don’t forget to read about NHLA’s scholarship and grant opportunites here, http://www.nhlibrarians.org/scholarshipsgrants.html.

New Round of Loans and Scholarships for Graduate Study for 2008

Reminder!  2008 brings a new round of a loans and scholarships available to fund graduate study in library science.

Qualified applicants are residents of New Hampshire, enrolled in an ALA accredited school of Library or Information Science, and members of NHLA.

The F. Mabel Winchell Loan Fund is a $1,000 interest-free loan to be repaid within 5 years.  The Rosalie Norris Scholarship is a $1,000 grant.

The next application deadline is April 1, 2008.

Download the Application Form

New Scholarships and Awards available

New Scholarships and Awards available for ACRL/NEC members:

  • ACRL/NEC Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians and Library Staff (six scholarships)
  • ACRL/NEC Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students (six scholarships)
  • Continuing Education Scholarship (one scholarship; up to $500)
  • Best Paper Award (one $250 award)

Take advantage of these funding opportunities!

See http://www.acrlnec.org/scholarships for more information.

Applications are due on January 31, 2008.

Need Money to Go to ALA in 2008?

I don’t know if you read this recent post on the blog Information Wants To Be Free, but it is timely given the following information about securing funding for attending ALA Annual in 2008…

Do you want to attend ALA Annual 2008 in Anaheim, CA, but you’re light on the travel funds?  Apply by December 15, 2007 for the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award and you may receive a $1000 check to help defray the cost of attendance!

Applicant must:

  1. Be a member of ALA and NMRT
  2. Be active in the library profession
  3. Show promise or activity in the area of professional development
  4. Have valid financial need
  5. Have attended no more than five ALA annual conferences

To apply, please visit:  http://www.ala.org/nmrt/initiatives/applyforfunds/shirleyolofson

BRASS D&B Public Librarian Support Award

The Dun & Bradstreet Public Librarian Support Award Committee is seeking nominees for this award to be presented at ALA 2008.  The $1,000 award will support attendance at the Annual Conference for a public librarian who has performed outstanding business reference service and who requires financial assistance to attend the ALA Annual Conference.  For additional information, see the following:

http://www.ala.org/rusa/awards/publibsupport

Applications are to be made in writing to the chair of this standing BRASS committee, Nelly Somerman, by December 1, 2007.

Thank you for any assistance you can give to promote this award.

Nelly Somerman
Schaumburg Township District Library

Mini-Money Grants…What are you waiting for?

Did you know that NHLA members can apply for grants of up to $200 to be used for a broad range of continuing education opportunities?  Thanks to “Mini-Money Grants” made available from the Adam & Jane MacDonald Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, grant recipients can use the money for credit or non-credit courses, workshops and seminars, State Library Education modules, NELINET classes, online education classes, and classes offered by local educational institutions.  (The funds may not be used for conference attendance.)  Download the grant application form here, and for more information contact Andrea Thorpe at athorpe@newport.lib.nh.us

If you are looking for financial assistance to be used for graduate study, apply for a Winchell Loan and/or a Norris scholarship.  To learn more about these opportunities, visit the NHLA Graduate Study web page.