Call for Applications: 2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarships

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017
Online Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/form4scholarship

Founded in 1973, the Chinese American Librarians Association, an affiliate of American Library Association, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2016-2017 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 of Library and Information Science

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

Lisa Zhao Scholarship Fund

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

The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Research and Scholarship

This scholarship awards faculty and students at the Wuhan University, China. One award is for a library school faculty member ($400) and two awards go to library school students ($200 each).

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 (with the exception of The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Research and Scholarship). 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. All scholarships are awarded in U.S. dollars.

To apply, please go to http://cala-web.org/awards/cala_scholarships to access the application guidelines, application forms and reference forms. The application deadline is 12AM Central Time April 3, 2017. The recipients will be announced by April 30, 2017 and the awards will be presented at the CALA Awards Banquet during the 2017 CALA Annual Conference. If you have any questions, please contact the 2016-2017 CALA Scholarship Committee:
 

•        Ping Fu (Co-Chair) ping.fu@cwu.edu, Central Washington University

•        Daniel Xiao (Co- Chair) danxiao@library.tamu.edu, Texas A&M University

•        Alison Wang AWang@nvcc.commnet.edu, Naugatuck Valley Community College

•        Qinghua Xu qinghua.xu@nyu.edu, University of New York at Shanghai

•        Amanda Xu amanda-xu@uiowa.edu, University of Iowa

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