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NMLA Scholarships Available

The New Mexico Library Association is once again offering the Marion Dorroh and College Scholarships for 2018. Scholarship descriptions and application procedures are described below. Application forms are available on the NMLA Website (http://nmla.org/scholarships-grants). If you have questions, please contact Kevin Comerford, Education Committee chair at kevco@unm.edu.

MARION DORROH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Marion Dorroh Memorial Scholarship supports new library professionals in New Mexico. The program provides scholarship awards to students enrolled in advanced degree programs in library and information science at ALA-accredited colleges and universities. This scholarship is available to both full-time and part-time students.

To Apply:

  • Submit your completed application by June 2, 2018.
  • Download and complete the Marion Dorroh Scholarship Application Form at http://nmla.org/scholarships-grants.
  • Include the following documents with your application:
  • Your current Résumé
  • A one-page statement of your professional goals
  • Transcripts from all your post-high school work (unofficial copies are acceptable)
  • Three letters of reference, at least one of which is from a librarian
  • A copy of your acceptance letter or the name and phone number of an official at the library school you will be attending who can provide confirmation of your acceptance
  • Email or send the completed application to the NMLA Education Committee Chair at the address below.

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

The NMLA College Scholarship Fund supports New Mexico library workers who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in library technology or school library certification. It can also be used for graduate study toward a teacher-librarian endorsement.

To Apply:

  • Submit your completed application by the June 1, 2018 deadline.
  • Download and complete the NMLA College Scholarship Application Form at http://nmla.org/scholarships-grants.
  • Include a one-page statement of your professional needs, goals and intent to serve New Mexico’s libraries with your application.
  • Email or send the completed application to the NMLA Education Committee Chair at the address below.

For more information about any of the NMLA Grant or Scholarship Programs, contact:

Kevin Comerford
NMLA Education Chair
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
Email: kevco@unm.edu
Phone: (505) 277-6341

 

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