[Libs-Or] Apply for OLA MLIS 2011-2012 Scholarships

gsharp at cclsd.org gsharp at cclsd.org
Tue Nov 9 16:26:05 PST 2010

Apply Now for 2011 - 2012 OLA MLIS Scholarships -March 1 Deadline

The application process is open for Oregonresidents enrolled or planning 
to enroll in a graduate course of study for the Masters in Library & 
Information Science degree for the 2011 - 2012 academic year. 
Applications from eligible students are sought for over $17,000 in 
scholarship awards. Current recipients of OLA MLIS scholarships may 
reapply annually for up to three years of awards.It's a statewide 
program: rural applicants or those planning to work in rural libraries 
are welcome to apply.

The scholarship application deadline is March 1, 2011. Before applying 
read OLA's Scholarship Program guidelines and eligibility 
requirements.OLA's scholarship application and requirements are 
available as an electronic eApplication, through the Oregon Student 
Assistance Commission (OSAC), at www.GetCollegeFunds.org 

Applicants who submit their applications by February 16 are entered in 
drawings for $500 Early Bird awards.

Open the 2011 -- 2012 OSAC Scholarship Catalog and enter a search for 
Scholarship Code 471 or for the Oregon Library Association to see all 
the requirements.

Additional information about the deadlines and more is available at 

At the OSAC site, you can read about OLA's program, and search the more 
than 340 scholarships OSAC manages. The scholarship application process 
is confidential, and there is no fee to apply.

The OSAC office is located at 1500 Valley River Drive, Suite 100, 
Eugene, OR 97401. For questions about OLA's scholarship and OSAC 
scholarship programs call 800-452-8807, or email: 
awardinfo at osac.state.or.us <mailto:awardinfo at mercury.osac.state.or.us>

The Oregon library Association's MLIS Scholarship Program is supported 
in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through 
the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon 
State Library, andthrough the generosity of OLA members who have donated 
to the scholarship fund. OLA members are encouraged to make donations to 
support this new OLA initiative by using the MLIS Scholarship 
Contribution Form at www.olaweb.org <http://www.olaweb.org/> in the 
Membership section.The Early Bird awards are privately funded.

Gary Sharp
OLA MLIS Scholarships Committee

Gary Sharp

Director of Library Services

North Bend Public Library
1800 Sherman
North Bend OR 97549
541-756-1073 voice or fax

"A library is a shelter for the mind and spirit."  - Tom McCall

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