Criteria for the BCALA-CT Dr. Spencer G. Shaw Scholarship:
1. Applicant must be of African-American descent.
2. Applicant must be a Connecticut resident at the time of application.
3. Applicant must be entering, accepted or taking courses towards an MLS degree at an ALA Accredited Master's Program in Library and Information Studies.
Please send copy of official letter of acceptance
4. Applicant must have completed at least 6-credits of an ALA –accredited MLS Library & Information Science program at the time of the application.
5. Applicant must submit unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary education by the deadline.
6. Applicant must submit (3) three letters of reference and your resume 7. Scholarships are not automatically renewed.
8. Award winner will receive free registration to the virtual 2021 CLA Annual Conference, May 10-14th.
9. Amount scholarship $1,500 (one-time recipient)
10. Deadline for application and essay is April 12, 2021