& Professional Development Scholarship
The new deadline is now January 6,
2013. Scholarship winners will be notified by January 11, 2013.
The purpose of this scholarship is to subsidize the attendance of one
instruction librarian or one library school student to SCILWorks 2013.
This scholarship will support instruction librarians and students in
their professional development and continuing education in the areas of
teaching and learning, pedagogy and information literacy instruction.
Any CARL member who meets the following eligibility requirements may
apply for this award:
The award for SCIL Works will cover the cost of registration and travel
to the event, not to exceed $250 per person.
- Any student enrolled in a formal
library and information science master's program and is interested in
working at an academic institution in a teaching librarian position;
- Any librarian at any stage in their
career whose primary job is to teach.
Please submit all materials to Gayatri Singh at firstname.lastname@example.org
by 5 p.m. January 6, 2013 with
SCIL Works Scholarship in the subject
or CV that outlines related work experience, professional
activities, and honors
Statement that outlines your interest in instruction in an
academic library, speaks to the criteria below, and addresses how your
attendance at this conference will support your goals related to
instruction librarianship (500 words).
Factors considered in awarding the scholarship(s) include evidence of:
Achievement in these areas may best be demonstrated by the personal
statement indicating interest or work experience in an academic
library, including class work, non-course educational experience,
volunteer work, teaching or other relevant employment and publications.
Candidates should also indicate how attending SCIL Works will help to
fulfill professional development or continuing education goals.
- A commitment to a career in
teaching/instruction librarianship in an
- A commitment to academics
winner of this award
will be required to participate in the
following year’s review of scholarship applications.