2014 CALA Scholarship Recipients

From: Lisa Zh <zhzhls200@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Subject: [CALAList] Scholarship awards announcement
To: CALA <calalist@cala-web.org>

Dear CALA Members:

Chinese American Librarians Association chose and the Board approved
that the approved this two awards:

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