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: firstname.lastname@example.org.† The application deadline is November 15, 2011.
Applicantís Name: _____________________________________________________
Date Form Completed: ______________
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: email@example.com, will contact you upon receipt of both your application and the letter of reference with information on the timeframe for consideration of your application.†