Tuesday, July 5, 2011

California Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students

The CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in memory of Edna Yelland - The Begun Scholarship

* Application deadline is August 1, 2011.

* Full information and application materials are available on the Scholarships and Awards Page of CLA's website.

* For questions or assistance, please contact Carol Simmons, CLA Executive Director, at 650-376-0886 or csimmons@cla-net.org

The CLA Scholarship for Minority Students supports ethnic minority students in the attainment of a graduate degree in library or information science. Candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a master's program in an ALA-accredited library school. CLA awards three scholarships annually, in the amount of $2,500 each. The amount of each scholarship may change, depending upon available funds and the financial needs of applicants.

The Begun Scholarship, named in memory of former librarian Betty Begun, supports continuing library school students who have demonstrated a commitment to becoming children's or young adult librarians in a California public library. One scholarship of $3,000 is awarded annually.

Natalie Cole
Programs Director & Interest Group Liaison
California Library Association
650-376-0886 ext. 1003
650-539-2341 (fax)