Scholarships

Connecticut Library Association & Association of CT Library Boards

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATION
Application and all materials must be submitted/postmarked by April 3, 2017 in order to receive consideration.  

  Sponsorship request

Please upload a copy of your resume. Keep the resume to two (2) pages or less. Education, experience and professional affiliations must be addressed by the resume.

Education:  List all post-secondary schools from which degrees were conferred. Please send evidence on school or institutional letterhead of your enrollment in a qualified program.  A copy of your letter of acceptance is required if you are enrolled in an advanced degree program (MLS/MLIS, Library Media Specialist or PhD). Please include the name of the institution, dates attended, degree(s) and date awarded, and GPA.

Experience: Please list work, professional, business, military, internship, community, volunteer, etc. experience in the resume.

Professional Affiliations: Please include only professional affiliations (i.e. ALA, ACRL, YALSA, etc) or academic honors (i.e. Phi Beta Kappa).

Please upload a statement of a maximum of 1,000 words describing your interests and work in your proposed field of study, including non-course educational experience, volunteer work, teaching or other relevant employment and publications. Indicate the specific competencies or characteristics you believe you offer the field of librarianship. This may include you career interests and goals, and your commitment to library services.

A minimum of two (2) letters of reference must be submitted with the application, preferably in digital form.  Greater weight will be given to references supplied by persons who are, or have been, professional librarians or who are engaged in teaching library course work. 

Send letters to:

Jessica Branciforte
Connecticut Library Association Career Development Committee
Essex Library Association
33 West Avenue
Essex, CT 06246
clarecommend@gmail.com

postmarked no later than April 3, 2017. An application will not be considered unless there are at least two written references.

Please send official transcripts of post-secondary education by the deadline.  Advanced degree students need only send official transcripts of completed Baccalaureate and other advanced degrees and should forward an official transcript of any work completed toward current advanced degree studies thus far.

By checking the box below, I certify that I have read the instructions for filing an application and that the above statements are correct and complete. I understand that the scholarship committee will maintain this information as confidential.

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