The Catherine A. Jones Memorial 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): 2013 Student Scholarship Application
Application deadline: July 26, 2013
Scholarship funds awarded: August 2013
Scholarship presented: At DC/SLA Annual Meeting and Banquet
For additional information, contact Jenny Wood (2013 Scholarship Committee).