St. John's Division of Library & Information Science Scholarship Opportunity
St. John's Division of Library & Information Science is pleased to announce the funding of 40 full scholarships for MLS students through an IMLS Laura Bush Grant. St. John's will recruit and educate forty very committed students through this degree program, which will emphasize engaging underserved children and their families and preparing students for employment in public libraries, school library media centers, and museums in the New York City metropolitan area. Designed with the working student in mind, this two-year, part-time scholarship program will offer evening, weekend, and online classes.
- Full tuition and laptops for 40 students; first cohort of 20 starts Spring 2008 and second cohort of 20 starts Summer 2008
- Workshops conducted by experts on blogs, wikis, web page design, digital libraries, virtual reference, and gamers/gaming and how these technologies can be applied in curriculum and used in libraries
- Access to presentations by outstanding leaders in the field
- Interaction with and mentoring by leaders in the field
- Membership in professional associations
- Funding for conference travel and workshops
- Hands-on service learning projects impacting children and families in the New York City metropolitan area.
St. John's University, Division of Library and Information Science is
accredited by the American Library Association and approved and
registered by the New York State Department of Education for the certification of school library media specialists (K-12).
Are you interested in being a part of this exciting program? E-mail Dr. Stacy Creel for an application or go to http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/graduate/liberalarts/departments/library/IMLS.sju for more information
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