Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Scholarship Committee Calls For 2021 CALA Scholarship Awards Applications

Deadline: April 5, 2021, 12AM, Central Time

Founded in 1973, the Chinese American Librarians Association, an affiliate of American Library Association, is pleased to announce the availability of its 2020-2021 scholarships:

• The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science

This scholarship awards $1000 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.

• The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science

This scholarship awards $500 to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school.

• Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Research and Scholarship Award

This scholarship awards faculty and students at the Wuhan University, China. One award is for a library school faculty member ($400) and two awards go to library school students ($200 each).

 

Applicant Eligibility:

These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese Nationality or Chinese descent who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America (with the exception of The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-Yu Research and Scholarship). The recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student at the time the scholarship is awarded. Applicants may apply for any or all of the scholarships listed above. All scholarships are awarded in U.S. dollars.

To apply, please go to http://www.cala-web.org/awards/cala_scholarships to access the application guidelines, application forms and reference forms. The application deadline is April 5, 2021,12 AM, Central Time. The recipients will be announced by April 30, 2021 and the awards will be presented at the CALA Annual Conference.

 

If you have any questions, please contact the 2020-2021 CALA Scholarship Committee:

Jen Woo, jennifer.woo@sfpl.org (Chair)

Melody Leung, lmelody3@gmail.com (Member)

Jianying Shou, jianying.shou@duke.edu (Member)