Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Friends of the Edmonds Library Scholarship for UW iSchool Students

Update on this SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT – information on how to apply below.

Friends of the Edmonds Library, a Branch of Sno-Isle Libraries, will award a scholarship of Forty-four Hundred Dollars ($4400), towards the tuition of a student at the University of Washington School of Library Science, iSchool, for the year 2011. The purpose of this scholarship is to stimulate growth of the library profession in Public Libraries.

1. A record of significant achievement should include the student's:
a. academic achievement
b. previous experience in the area of public libraries
c. extracurricular involvement in library activities
d. membership in professional library associations
2. Successful completion of twenty (20) credits from the iSchool in librarianship
3. Financial need as determined by a current FAFSA Request for Financial Aid on file with the Financial Aid Office of the University of Washington.
4. Residency in the State of Washington.

Timelines: February 1, announcement of scholarship
March 18, deadline for receipt of applications
Last week of April, selected applicants' interviews
Award announce shortly after interview date

1. Letter of application indicating a statement of professional goals, two references with names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses to:

Peggy Fine
Assistant Director for Advancement
The Information School
Mary Gates Hall, Suite 370
Box 352840
Seattle, WA 98195-2840