CoALL Scholarship Application Procedures

 

CoALL is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a CoALL member enrolled in library school.New CoALL members are encouraged to apply.

 

If you are not a CoALL member, itís easy to join, and a student membership costs only $5 a year!To join, you can download the membership form from the CoALL website at: http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/coall/about.htm.

 

Applications for CoALL Scholarships will be evaluated using the following criteria:

 

A. Proven or potential ability of the applicant;

†††† †††† B. Promise of future usefulness and permanence in the law library field;

†††† †††† C. Financial need;

†††† †††† D. Actual or potential contribution of the applicant to CoALL and/or the profession.

 

To apply for the CoALL Scholarship, please submit this form or the electronic form available at the CoALL website [http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/coall/scholarships.asp] to Kathy Carlson, CoALL Grants and Scholarship Chair, 911 E. 18th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001 Phone (307) 777-7509, E-mail: kathycarlson625@yahoo.com.The application deadline is November 15, 2011.

 

CoALL Scholarship Application

 

Applicantís Name: _____________________________________________________

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Date Form Completed: ______________

 

Address: ________________________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

Daytime Telephone Number: _______________________________________________

 

E-mail Address: __________________________________________________________

 

Your Career Goals in Law Librarianship: _____________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________________________

 

Library School and Degree Program: _________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

How Many Credits, and How Much Time Before Completing Degree? ______________

 

_______________________________________________________________________

 

Describe Your Financial Need: ______________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________________________

 

Have you previously received a CoALL scholarship or grant? Yes_____No______

 

If yes, when and for what purpose?___________________________________________

 

Describe your participation in CoALL activities or membership on CoALL committees. New CoALL members can indicate which CoALL activities or committees they hope to participate in: ____________________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________________________

 

Your employment history relevant to your career goals in law librarianship: _________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

Please list your expenses for library school in the term for which the scholarship funds

would be used:

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

A letter of recommendation is required. The recommendation should include the writerís assessment of your potential to contribute to the profession of law librarianship and to CoALL. The letter may be submitted with the application or independently. However, an application will not be considered complete until both the application form and reference letter have been received.

 

Thank you for your application. The CoALL Executive Board will review it along with the other applications.†† The Chair of the CoALL Grants and Scholarships Committee, Kathy Carlson, e-mail: kcarlson@courts.state.wy.us, will contact you upon receipt of both your application and the letter of reference with information on the timeframe for consideration of your application.