2011

2011 CALA
Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 30, 2011

Online
Application URL: http://www.cala-web.org/node/303

Founded in
1973, the Chinese American Librarians Association has seven regional chapters.
It is affiliated with the American Library Association. 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. The Chinese
American Librarians Association (CALA) is pleased to announce the availability
of the 2011 CALA Scholarships:

  • The CALA Scholarship
    of Library and Information Science

    This scholarship awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at an
    ALA-accredited library school in North America.
  • The Sheila Suen Lai
    Scholarship

    The scholarship awards $500 to a full time student at an ALA-accredited
    library school in North America.

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. Applicants may
apply for any or all of the scholarships listed above. One application and
reference package will be sufficient. For more information, please visit the
CALA website at http://www.cala-web.org/node/204
where you will find guidelines, application forms, and other information.

Please
submit all the documents online at
http://www.cala-web.org/node/303  

The application deadline is 12 mid-night Central Time March 30, 2011. The recipients of the
scholarships will be announced by May 31, 2011, and the awards will be
presented by the Chinese American Librarians Association at the CALA Awards
Banquet during the 2011 ALA
annual conference.  

Please contact the 2010-2011 CALA Scholarship Committee for any questions.

2010-2011 CALA
Scholarship Committee:

Hong Miao (co-chair) hongm@maryu.marywood.edu

Shu-Hua Liu
(co-chair) shuhualiu2000@yahoo.com

Xiaocan Wang xiaocan.wang@indstate.edu

Hui-fen Chang huifen.chang@okstate.edu

Andrew Yanqing Lee yli7@gmu.edu

Daniel Xiao danxiao@tamu.edu

Yue Julie XuJulie.xu@gmail.com