Washington Library Association Graduate Study Scholarships

Deadline: December 31, 2012

The Washington Library Association awards one or more scholarships annually to WLA members who are enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS degree program and have completed at least one semester or quarter. Scholarships are up to $6,000 per recipient. Applicants are evaluated based on demonstrated potential for leadership in the profession and commitment to libraries and library service.

Timeline:
December 31 – Deadline for applications
February date TBD – Top candidates interviewed
April 24-26 – Scholarship awarded at 2013 WLA/OLA Conference, Vancouver, WA

How to Apply:
Complete the application form and attach to it:
– Your current resume.
– Copy of an official transcript from the MLIS program you are attending, showing work completed during your last semester or quarter.
– Three letters of recommendation, with at least one from a professor or advisor in your MLIS program. Each letter of recommendation should include contact information (email and telephone) for the person writing it.

Mail to: Washington Library Association, Attn: MLIS Scholarship, 23607 Highway 99, Suite 2-C, Edmonds, WA 98026. Faxes will not be accepted.

The application and ALL materials must be postmarked by December 31, 2012. Incomplete applications will not be eligible for consideration.

For more information, and to download the application, see http://wla.org/training/scholarships/gradscholarships.

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