Graduate Scholarship For Library Studies

The Palm Beach County Library Association is offering a scholarship opportunity for students who would like to pursue advance degree in librarianship such as Masters degree or Ph.D. degree or for post-MLS study. The chosen scholar will receive a $1000 scholarship that can be used in ALA accredited school of library or information science.

To be eligible to apply for this graduate scholarship, applicant needs to be a member of Beach County Library Association (and pay the $10 membership fee annually). Likewise, the applicant must submit an essay reflecting her or his thought about “How Libraries Can Prepare for Changing Economic Conditions.” The essay must be around 700-word typed in double space using an 11 pt. font with end or foot noting.

Interested applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference from a librarian or information professional and a copy of the acceptance letter from the school they are attending. Deadline of applications and submission of requirements is before May 15, 2009. Applicants must send in at Palm Beach County Library Association, P. O. Box 22348, West Palm Beach FL 33416.

The application form can be downloaded over here. For more details, you may read more here.

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