PTPL 2009 Scholarship application deadline is May 29th. Elaine Donnelly 19 May 2009 19:55 UTC

A reminder that the scholarship deadline is rapidly approaching!

Cross-posted to multiple lists.  Please excuse the duplication.

Elaine Donnelly, Librarian/Collection Services
National Geographic Society, Libraries & Information Services
1145 17th Street NW, Washington DC  20036-4688
202-857-7794 voice ; 202-429-5731 fax



Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) announces the availability
of two $1,000 scholarships for future librarians interested in technical
services. Students living or working in the PTPL membership region (DC,
Maryland, Virginia) and who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited
program, including distance education programs, are invited to apply.

Criteria Requirements for the award:

1.  The applicant must be a full or part-time student in Library and/or
Information Science at the Master’s level and have completed at least one
three-hour credit course.

2.  The applicant must demonstrate an interest in technical services
through employment, course of study, or research interests.

To apply, please submit the following materialsand note that all
submissions must be in MS Word:

1. PTPL scholarship application and two written references (The application
form can be found  at:        2009 PTPLscholarshipApplication.doc)

  2.  A current resume

  3.  A one-page, double spaced statement of the applicant’s interest in
library technical services


The scholarships will be awarded by August 28, 2009, and publicly announced
at the annual PTPL meeting in October. The recipients will receive a free
one-year membership in PTPL and have registration fees for the annual
conference waived.

James Gwin

Chair Elect

James Gwin

Head, Collections Development and Special Collections Librarian

Boatwright Library

University of Richmond, VA 23173


Telephone: 804-289-8458

FAX: 804-287-1840