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The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science and The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship [apply by 4/30/2014]

Founded in 1973, the Chinese American Librarians Association, an affiliate of American Library Association, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2013-2014 scholarships:

The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science

This scholarship awards $1000 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.

The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship

This scholarship awards $500 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.

These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America. The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applicants may apply for any or all of the scholarships listed above.

To apply, please go to http://cala-web.org/node/204 to access the application guidelines, application forms and reference forms. The application deadline is 12AM Central Time April 30, 2014. The recipients will be announced by May 30, 2014 and the awards will be presented at the CALA Awards Banquet during the 2014 CALA Annual Conference. If you have any questions, please contact the 2013-2014 CALA Scholarship Committee:

Raymond Wang (Chair), rwang@ccbcmd.edu

Irene Ke, ijke@uh.edu

Ya Wang, wangy@sfsu.edu

Zhonghua Du, zdu@fiu.edu

CALA programs at Midwinter in Philadelphia January 24 – 28, 2013

Dear CALA Members,
I’m pleased to announce CALA programs at Midwinter  in Philadelphia January 24 – 28, 2013 http://alamw14.ala.org/
Location: Loews Philadelphia Hotel (Co-HQ)
Friday Jan 24, 2014, 7pm - 8:30pm Board Training (LOEWS-Commonwealth A1)
Saturday Jan 25, 2014, 7pm - 10pm Board meeting (LOEWS-Washington A)             
Sunday Jan 26, 2014, 6pm – 9pm Member social (location TBA)    
Monday Jan 27, 2014, 7am-9am Breakfast together (tentative, location TBA)                                            
Loews Philadelphia Hotel (Co-HQ) has been designated for AILA/APALA/CALA Members:
As a CALA member, now you have an option of choosing LOEWS, your designate hotel to stay during the Midwinter.  When you register, check the box in front of AILA/APALA/CALA, which will identify your affiliate status. For your convenience, I provide some details below-
#11 on this map: http://alamw14.ala.org/files/alamw14/Phil_Map.pdf.
2014 Midwinter Hotels
(Address)Hotel Rates
(Single/Double)Hotel Rates
1200 Market St.$165/$165$175/$185

Thank you so much for your attention. Please let me know if you have questions. We look forward to seeing you at Midwinter.

Li Fu
CALA Executive Director 2013-2016
Chinese American Librarians Association



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