[Libs-Or] March Deadline for OLA MLIS Scholarship Applications

gsharp at cclsd.org gsharp at cclsd.org
Mon Feb 7 17:47:13 PST 2011

OLA MLIS Scholarships March Deadline!

The application process is open for Oregon residents 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 too.

The scholarship application process deadline is March 1, 2011. Before 
applying, please read OLA’s Scholarship Program guidelines and 
eligibility requirements. OLA's e-application and requirements are at 
http://www.getcollegefunds.org/eApp.html. Use scholarship code 471 to 
locate OLA's application. OLA's applications are processed by the Oregon 
Student Assistance Commission. Those who apply by Feb. 16 are placed in 
drawing for privately funded Early Bird awards

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

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, and through the generosity of OLA members who have 
donated to the scholarship fund. OLA members are encouraged to make 
donations to support this OLA initiative by using the MLIS Scholarship 
Contribution Form at www.olaweb.org in the Membership section.

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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