Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) announces the availability of $2,000 scholarships for future librarians interested in technical services. Students living or working in the PTPL membership region (DC, Maryland, Virginia) and who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited Library and/or Information Science program, including distance education programs, are invited to apply.
CRITERIA REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD
The applicant must:
To apply, please submit the following materials:
Please submit all materials in Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), plain text (.txt), or PDF (.pdf) format to Elizabeth Hensley at EHensley@pwcgov.org.
References are accepted from two faculty members OR one faculty member and your current supervisor. References should be able to address your potential or experience in library technical services. Letters may be emailed directly from the faculty member or your supervisor to Elizabeth Hensley at EHensley@pwcgov.org.
Incomplete application packets and those received after the application deadline will not be considered.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: June 30, 2023 at 11:59 PM EDT
Recipients will be notified by July 31, 2023, and publicly announced at the annual PTPL meeting in the fall. Scholarship funds will be disseminated in August. The recipients will receive a free one-year membership in PTPL and have registration fees for the annual conference waived.