Circle of Learning Scholarships – Deadline Approaching

The deadline is rapidly approaching for individuals to apply for scholarships for online MLIS courses they plan to take during Spring 2011 at the San Jose School of Library and Information Science.  Prospective students who plan to apply for admission to the School’s MLIS program for the Spring 2011 semester are eligible for Circle of Learning scholarships, as well as current students.

The deadline to apply for Circle of Learning scholarships that can be used during the Spring 2011 semester is September 3, 2010.

The Circle of Learning program is designed for Native students who want to earn a fully online ALA-accredited MLIS degree.  It is offered through a partnership between the San Jose School of Library and Information Science and the American Indian Library Association, and is made possible by a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Details regarding eligibility for scholarships and application materials are available on the project website athttp://slisweb.sjsu.edu/circleoflearning/.   We also invite you to contact Heather Devine, the Circle of Learning Project Manager, at hhdevine@gmail.com.  Heather would be happy to talk with you and answer any questions you may have regarding this scholarship opportunity.

Please note that Circle of Learning students will need to be admitted to the School’s MLIS program in order to receive scholarship funding.  For more information about how to apply to the School’s fully online MLIS program, visithttp://slisweb.sjsu.edu/admissions/mlis_application.htm.

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