2008 CALA Scholarships

Application Deadline: March 15, 2008

The Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) is pleased to announce the

availability of the 2008 CALA Scholarships:

· The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science

Established in 2004, the CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science

awards $1,000 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library school

in North America.

· The C.C. Seetoo Conference Travel Scholarship

The scholarship awards $500 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited

library school in North America to attend the ALA Annual Conference and the

CALA Annual Program. The recipient is required to attend the above conference.

· The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship

The scholarship awards $500 to a full time student at an ALA-accredited library

school in North America.

· The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Scholarship (USA)

The scholarship awards $200 annually to a full time student at an ALA-accredited

library school in North America.

These scholarships are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently

enrolled in an ALA-accredited master’s or doctoral program of library and information

science at an institution of higher education in North America.

Applicants may select and apply to any or all of the scholarships listed above. One

application and reference package will suffice.

These Scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development

in Chinese American librarianship. They are posted on the Chinese American Librarians

Association (CALA) website at http://www.cala-web.org. For more information please

visit the CALA website and click on Scholarships where you will find guidelines,

application forms, and other information. The application deadline is 12 midnight

Pacific Time March 15, 2008. The recipients of the scholarships will be announced by

May 31, 2008, and the awards will be presented by the Chinese American Librarians

Association at the CALA Awards Banquet during the ALA annual conference in

Anaheim, CA.

The Chinese American Librarians Association was founded in 1973, has seven regional

chapters, and is affiliated with the American Library Association. In addition to holding

annual and regional programs, CALA publishes its own Newsletter, Membership

Directory, and the Journal of Library and Information Science in cooperation with the

National Taiwan Normal University.

Please send the completed application package via email to lxue@madonna.edu,

Lijun Xue, Chair of the CALA Scholarship Committee.

CALA Scholarship Committee:

Zao Liu

Hong Miao

Lianglei Qi

Tim Zou

Lijun Xue (Chair)

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