Texas Library Association Scholarships and Grants for 2010 Susan Andrews 13 Nov 2009 20:19 UTC
Below is an announcement and information regarding TLA Scholarships and Grants for 2010. The formatting didn't come through, so I hope that it is not too jumbled. Texas Library Association Scholarships and Grants for 2010 It is time now to apply for TLA Scholarships and Grants. Supporting professional development, continuing education and Masters level education, up to $10,000 is awarded each year by TLA. The application deadline is January 30, 2010 for all awards with the exception of the Escue Conference Stipend for paraprofessional staff which has an application deadline of December 18, 2009. Even if you do not qualify for one of these grants or scholarships, please take a moment to pass this along to a colleague, co-worker or student who may qualify. Below is a brief description for each award; for complete information and application forms, visit the TLA Grants, Scholarships, and Stipends webpage http://www.txla.org/html/awards/scholar.html Escue Annual Conference Stipend: $250 Available for a paraprofessional living or working in Texas to defray the costs of attending the TLA Annual Conference, April 2008 in San Antonio. APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 18, 2009. DEMCO, Inc. / TLA Research Grant: Available to TLA members to help underwrite the costs of a research project. Qualitative and quantitative studies related to library issues are funded. Pilot projects and experimental programs involving several libraries are encouraged. Application Deadline is January 30, 2010. Vivian Greenfield Education Award: $1,500 This scholarship is to provide funding for an educational endeavor reinforcing work with youth. This can include, but is not limited to, professional development activities, implementing a new idea in the workplace, performing a study, and more. Awarded in spring; applicants may be considered for a one renewal. Application deadline is January 30, 2010. The following scholarships are open to current and enrolling Master level students. Application deadline for all scholarships is January 30, 2010. An application form and complete qualification criteria is located at the TLA Grants, Scholarships, and Stipends webpage http://www.txla.org/html/awards/scholar.html Walter H. Escue Memorial Scholarship: $1,000 For a student concentrating studies in Technical Services, Systems Administration, or Library Automation at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program Ray C. Janeway Scholarship: $2,000: For a student pursuing a Masters level degree at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program TLA Summer School Scholarship: $500: For a student pursuing an Master level degree during summer sessions at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program Garrett Scholarship: $1,000: For a student concentrating studies in children's, young adult, or school librarianship at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program Van Dusen-Brady-Tobin Scholarship: $1,000: For a student pursuing graduate studies leading to a career as an elementary school or children's librarian. Jeannette Marquis Memorial MLS Scholarship: $1,000: For a student planning to or already be working in a public or school library that serves Latino patrons. Applicants must be English-Spanish bi-lingual. The recipient is also eligible for a $300 stipend to defray TLA annual conference expenses from the Jeannette Marquis family to honor the memory of TLA staffer Lynda Becker. Susan Andrews Head, Serials Librarian Texas A&M University-Commerce P.O. Box 3011 - Library Commerce, TX 75429-3011 Susan_Andrews@tamu-commerce.edu (903)886-5733 "Your Success Is Our Business"