Washington, DC Chapter

Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

The Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Note from the Student Scholarship Committee
:  We regret to announce that the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship will not be awarded this year.  The information below provides general information on application requirements. (6/30/2015)

Future librarians and info pros:  DC/SLA wants to help you reach your professional and academic goals. If you are interested in a career special libraries, and are pursuing an MLS or related degree in an accredited program, apply now for the Catherine A. Jones Memorial Scholarship.  The winner will receive a cash prize,  and make connections with working, experienced information professionals.

Selection criteria include:

  • An essay describing the applicant’s: 1) interest in special librarianship, 2) professional goals, and 3) anticipated contribution to the Chapter and the profession (2-3 pages; 1,000–2,000 words)
  • Letter of academic or professional recommendation
  • Membership in the Washington, D.C. Chapter of SLA
    (If you aren’t a DC/SLA member yet, SLA student dues are only $40 per year.  Join today at http://www.sla.org/access-membership/join-sla/.  Remember to choose the Washington, D.C. Chapter on your SLA membership form.)
  • Enrolled or accepted in an ALA-accredited MLS or related library science program

Application deadline: To be announced
Scholarship funds awarded:  To be announced

For additional information, view the DC/SLA Scholarship Committee page or send a message to scholarships@dc.sla.org.

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