|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||Contact: Sha Li Zhang
2005 CALA ScholarshipsApplication Deadline: April 15, 2005
- The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) is pleased to announce the availability of the 2005 CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science. Established in 2004, the CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at a library school in North America.
- The C.C. Seetoo Conference Travel Scholarship awards $500 annually to a full time student at a library school in North America to attend the ALA Annual Conference and the CALA Annual Program. The recipient is required to attend the above conference.
- The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship awards $500 to a full time student at a library school in North America.
- The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Scholarship (USA) awards $200 annually to a full time student at a library school in North America. These scholarships 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 a higher education institution in North America.
Applicants may select and apply any or all of the scholarships listed above. One application and reference package will suffice.
These Scholarships are designed to encourage the professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are posted on the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) website. For more information please visit CALA website and click on the Scholarships for application guidelines, application forms and other information. The application deadline is April 15, 2005. The winners of the award recipients will be announced by May 30, 2005 and the awards will be presented by the Chinese American Librarians Association at the CALA Awards Banquet during the ALA annual conference in Chicago.
The Chinese American Librarians Association was founded in 1973 and is a vital affiliate organization of the American Library Association with its six regional chapters. In addition to holding annual and regional programs, CALA publishes its own Newsletter, Membership Directory, and the Journal of Library and Information Science in cooperation with the National Taiwan Normal University.
CALA members - please help promote and distribute this announcement. Thank you!
Please send the completed application packet to Dr. Sha Li Zhang, Chairs of the CALA Scholarship Committee at the following address:
Dr. Sha Li Zhang, Chair
CALA Scholarship Committee
Assistant Director for Technical Services
University of North Carolina Greensboro
P.O. Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170