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DEADLINE: March 15, 2014
Beta Phi Mu, the library and information studies honor society, Scholarship Season is now open! Applications are being accepted for the following scholarships:
Sarah Rebecca Reed - $2,250
For beginning LIS studies at an ALA accredited school.
Blanche E. Woolls - School Media - $2,250
For beginning LIS studies with a concentration in School Library Media.
Frank B. Sessa - Continuing Education - $1,500
For continuing education for a Beta Phi Mu member.
Harold Lancour - Foreign Study - $1,750
For a librarian conducting foreign research.
Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship - $3,000
For Library and Information Science doctoral students who are working on their dissertations.
For more information, see: http://beta-phi-mu.org/scholarships/
DEADLINE: March 1, 2014
Any new or continuing full-time or part-time student in the MLS or MIS degree program of the Indiana University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at either Indiana University – Bloomington or Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis is eligible to apply for the $500 Julieann V. Nilson scholarship. This includes students who have been admitted to SLIS, but who will commence their studies after the scholarship awardee(s) have been announced. Click here for more information regarding Ms. Nilson.
DEADLINE: December 31, 2013
This scholarship offered by the Indiana Genealogical Society (IGS) is to be used to increase the genealogical knowledge and thus the effectiveness of those persons that serve library patrons.
The scholarship is limited to libraries located in Indiana and the employees of these libraries. The library must allow public access to its collection. The library employee:
Library staff that are new to the field of genealogy are encouraged to apply.
The recipient will be notified by mail and recognized in the next IGS newsletter. A certificate will be presented at the IGS annual meeting unless otherwise arranged with sponsoring library.
Duties Required from Recipient:
Education must be completed within one year of receiving award at the IGS annual meeting. The recipient must write a one page report to the IGS Board describing the educational experience within one month of its completion. The recipient must plan to share knowledge gained by providing a service to a society or library. The service requires:
The recipient agrees to serve on the award selection committee the following year.
If you have any questions about the scholarship, please contact Donna K. Adams, Sullivan County Genealogist, Sullivan County Public Library – Genealogy/Local History Dept. at dkadams118_at_frontier.com or dadams_at_sullivan.lib.in.us.