Scholarship Committee

Member Roster:

Min Liu, Co-Chair,
Yongyi Song, Co-Chair,
Hui-Fen Chang,
Ai-Hua L. Chen,
Elaine Dong,
Jin Xlu Guo,
GuoYing Liu,

Is this an interim or annual report? Interim report

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CALA is giving out two scholarships in 2013:

The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science         $1,000
The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship                                                    $500

The application form is online available at (the application deadline will be updated to 04/30/2013).  There is no change to the application guidelines and the blank reference form (available online at

2013 CALA Scholarships information will be publicized on CALA website and listserv by the end of January 2013.  The Committee will also send out an announcement letter to all library schools in U.S.  The Committee will meet online to select the winners in early May and all applicants will be notified the status of their applications by May 17, 2013.

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The Committee would like to suggest that we simplify the application process by requesting two reference letters in stead of three reference letters.  The Committee has decided to extend the application deadline from March 30 to April 30 in order to give the applicants more time to apply.