A new scholarship opportunity is available to American Indians and Alaska Natives who want to earn a fully online ALA-accredited Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) degree. The Circle of Learning program is offered through a partnership between the San Jose School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) and the American Indian Library Association (AILA), and is made possible by a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Current SLIS students as well as prospective students who plan to apply for admission to the School’s MLIS program for the Fall 2011 semester are eligible for Circle of Learning scholarships.
Please note that Circle of Learning students need to be admitted to the School’s MLIS program before being considered for scholarship funding. Applications are being accepted now through March 31, 2011 for admission to San Jose State University’s School of Library and Information Science for Fall 2011. Fall classes begin August 24, 2011.
For more information about how to apply to the School’s fully online MLIS program, please visit:http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/admissions/mlis_application.htm.
Students interested in applying for Circle of Learning scholarships should take note of upcoming scholarship application deadlines. The Fall 2011 deadline to apply for Circle of Learning scholarships is March 25, 2011.
Details regarding eligibility 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Heather would be happy to talk with you and answer any questions you may have regarding this scholarship opportunity.
To learn more about the American Indian Library Association and its initiatives to improve library and information services for American Indians, visit http://www.ailanet.org/.
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Syracuse University has 10 Full Rides for African American Men and Women Interested in Studying Architecture.
Mark Robbins, Dean of Syracuse University’s School of Architecture is desperately seeking young men and women of color interested in pursuing a five year professional degree in Architecture. He says he’s deeply committed to bringing diversity to his field and has scholarship money set aside to fully cover education costs for 10 students. He says that Hispanic enrollment in the school has increased substantially, but it’s been challenging to attract Blacks.
Syracuse University School of Architecture has a great reputation and this could be a terrific opportunity for someone. Please circulate the information to everyone you know.
Contact: Mark Robbins, Dean, School of Architecture (315) 443-2256
http://soa.syr. edu/index. php
School of Architecture
201 Slocum Hall
Syracuse , NY 13244-1250
Subject: University of Pennsylvania PhD Prep Program for Black Men
The University of Pennsylvania is launching an 18-month Academy here
that focused on preparing Black men for admission to Ph.D. programs in
education immediately upon completion of their undergraduate studies.
They will begin the Academy this fall with 10 Black males who are in
their junior year of college. Check it out here:
Each Academy participant will receive a 4-day all-expense paid visit with
the dean, faculty, graduate students, and Black male alumni; free
Enrollment in a 3-month Kaplan GRE Prep Course (for which Penn is paying
$1,200 per participant); a current Black male Ph.D. student who will
mentor him through the application process; and an application fee
waiver when he applies for Fall 2011 admission to Penn (valued at $85).
Most importantly, those who are admitted to our Ph.D. Programs two
years from now will be fully funded for their entire 3-4 years of
Please forward this information to Black male undergraduates you know
and encourage them to submit applications by August 21st. The Academy
is only for Black men who are starting their junior year this fall and
planning to graduate in Spring 2011. Spread the word!
In case you know a potential candidate.
Bonda Lee-Cunningham, J.D.
Director, Member Services
Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies
281 Park Avenue South
New York, New York 10010
Ph. 212-801-1324 Fax 212-982-0697
Website www.fpwa.org <http://www.fpwa.org/>