Name of the
Committee: Scholarship Committee
Is this an
interim or annual report?:
significant activities the committee has done since last report:
October 11, 2009: Chair & members of CALA 2009-2010 Scholarship Committee
were appointed by the President Mr. Xudong Jin. A description and a time line
of charges of the Committee were also provided.
2) November 2, 2009: The Committee posted the
Annual Announcement for Scholarship Application on CALA list-serve, and at the
same time the Annual Announcement, the Application Guidelines, and the
Application Form were posted on CALA web site: http://www.cala-web.org/node/204
December 2, 2009: The Committee held an email conference agreeing the executive
proposal granting $1,000 to Ms. Yingbo Zhou, a library science student at UIUC
who died at a car accident.
From November 2, 2009 to present: four applications were received via online
application form. The deadline for full package of the applications from
individual applicant is March 30, 2010.
committee recommendations, if any, to the Board:
question was raised by several part-time students asking if they are eligible
to apply for the scholarship as well. Though the Guideline states that the
Scholarships are open to full-time students, is it possible for the Board to
reconsider this criterion (or considering one small amount of Scholarship: The $200 Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Scholarship (USA)
goes to part-time students) so that the Scholarship can reach a larger pool of