The Chinese American Librarians Association is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014 Scholarships: Liya Deng at University of South Carolina and Yuehua Zhao at University of Wisconsin. These awards will be presented on Sunday, June 29 at the CALA Awards Banquet in conjunction with 2014 ALA Annual Convention to be held in Las Vegas.
CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science
The scholarship awards $1000 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.
Ms. Liya Deng, a doctoral student at University of South Carolina, is awarded the CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science. Deng has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and exceptional research capabilities through her diverse professional experience. She has been an accomplished librarian and has contributed many professional services to librarianship.
The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship
The scholarship awards $500 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.
Ms. Yuehua Zhao, a doctoral student at University of Wisconsin, is awarded the Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship. A first-year student, Zhao has presented enormous potentials in research activities. Her capacities in scholarship are evident in her many publications in the professional literature and her achievements have promised us an excellent scholar in her academic pursuit.
CALA is pleased to provide support to these outstanding students in their professional education through these scholarships, open to full-time students of Chinese heritage currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America.
2014 CALA Scholarship Committee
Raymond Wang (Committee Chair)
Irene Ke, Zhonghua Du, Ya Wang