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