Thursday, February 19, 2009


Announcing: LACUNY Scholarship and Awards

LACUNY is calling for applicants for the Library School Scholarship. One Scholarship grant of $500.00 and one year LACUNY Membership will be awarded annually to one student registered in an accredited MLS Program, currently doing a part-time job or internship in a CUNY Library. Proposals will consist of three parts: personal data, essay, and transcripts. Essays will be reviewed by the Scholarship Panel (four members) appointed by LACUNY’s Executive Council.

Proposal Deadline: March 15, 2009

Award Announced: June Membership Meeting

The three-part proposal consists of the following:

Page 1: Cover Letter with the following information:

Name – Home address – Telephone number – E-mail address
CUNY College Work/ Internship - Address and phone number – Title – Years at CUNY
Library School – Number of credits completed in MLS program

Page 2: Essay

One-page essay on how the applicant’s present position and their MLS will give them a unique perspective on their chosen profession.

Page 3: Transcripts

Copy of most recent accredited library school transcript

Proposals must be e-mailed or postmarked no later than March 15, 2009 and addressed to ONE of the Co-Chairs of the Scholarship Committee:

Maria Isabel Fernandes
Assistant Professor
Faculty Outreach Librarian
Kurt R. Schmeller Library
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, N.Y. 11364-1497


Danielle Becker
Assistant Professor
Web Librarian
Hunter College Libraries
Hunter College
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

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