Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Scholarship Opportunity for School Library Paraprofessionals

(NOTE: These scholarships were just brought to my attention and unfortunately the deadline for this year is Jan 15 (tomorrow). You may want to keep this in mind for next year. kg)

California School Library Association Scholarships and Grants:

Southern Section Paraprofessional Scholarship CSLA Southern Section recognizes the need for trained and qualified library technicians in Southern California. Therefore the Southern Section of CSLA has established an educational scholarship in the amount of $500 for library paraprofessionals. The purpose is to assist school library paraprofessionals in completing a school library technician/paraprofessional certificate program or obtaining a teaching credential with the ultimate goal of pursuing a Library Media Teacher Services Credential. Download the 2009 application. pdf word

Southern Section Library Media Teacher Scholarship Recognizing that there is a need for professional school library media teachers, the California School Library Association-Southern Section offers scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. The purpose is to assist those persons seeking preparation leading toward a degree or credential which will qualify the individual to work as a professional in the library media field in a school setting. Download the 2009 application. pdf word

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