Washington, DC Chapter

Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

The Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

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IOP Publishing Scholarship

Future librarians and info pros:  DC/SLA wants to help you reach your professional and academic goals. If you are interested in a career special libraries, and are pursuing an MLS or related degree in an accredited program, apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by IOP Publishing.  The winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize,  and make connections with working, experienced information professionals.

Selection criteria include:

  • An essay describing the applicant’s: 1) interest in special librarianship, 2) professional goals, and 3) anticipated contribution to the Chapter and the profession (2-3 pages; 1,000–2,000 words)
  • Letter of academic or professional recommendation
  • Membership in the Washington, D.C. Chapter of SLA
    (If you aren’t a DC/SLA member yet, SLA student dues are only $40 per year.  Join today at http://www.sla.org/access-membership/join-sla/.  Remember to choose the Washington, D.C. Chapter on your SLA membership form.)
  • Enrolled or accepted in an ALA-accredited MLS or related library science program

Download the application (PDF) :  2014 Student Scholarship Application

Application deadline: July 27, 2014
Scholarship funds awarded:  August 2014
Scholarship presented: At DC/SLA Annual Meeting and Banquet

For additional information, view the DC/SLA Scholarship Committee page or send a message to scholarships@dc.sla.org.

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