Njla Scholarship Essay

Scholarship Application Instructions for 2018-2019

Deadline:  March 30, 2018

To consider your application, the NJLA Scholarship Committee will require the following materials.  All accompanying materials must be postmarked by March 30, 2018.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received timely.

  1. The completed online application form submitted no later than March 30, 2018.

Application URL:

http://njlamembers.org/content/njla-scholarship-application

Including the following to be submitted online with the application:

  • A 150-250 word essay explaining your choice of librarianship as a profession.
  • A résumé or CV that includes your work and education history, along with any internships or volunteer work.
  1. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended (undergraduate and graduate).  Please have transcripts sent to you.  (You will include the sealed copies of your transcripts in your application packet—see below.) 
  2. Two letters of recommendation.  Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals from your professional, business, or educational history who can comment specifically on your ability to excel as a graduate student in library and information science, as well as within the profession.  Letters of recommendation must be in the original sealed, postmarked envelope, and include the reference’s contact information, including mailing address, email address, and phone number if mailed. Letters of recommendation can also be emailed by the individual writing the recommendation, to: ScholarshipNJLA@gmail.com (link sends e-mail)

All applicants must agree to be available for an interview on Friday, April 13, 2018 (Raindate: Friday, April 20, 2018) at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, if selected.

The essay, résumé or CV, sealed official transcripts, and sealed letters of recommendation should be sent in one packet to:

Timur A. Davis MS(ILS) MAProfessor/LibrarianDr. Martin Luther King, Jr  LibraryEssex County College303 University AvenueNewark NJ 07103

Deadline- March 11, 2016

To consider your application, the NJLA Scholarship Committee will require the following materials.  All accompanying materials must be postmarked by March 11, 2016.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received timely.

  1. The completed online application form submitted no later than March 11, 2016.  (After clicking on the link below, scroll down to fill out the online application.)

Application URL:  http://njlamembers.org/content/njla-scholarship-application

Including the following to be submitted online with the application:

  • A 150-250 word essay explaining your choice of librarianship as a profession.
  • A résumé or CV that includes your work and education history, along with any internships or volunteer work.
  1. Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended (undergraduate and graduate).  Please have transcripts sent to you.  (You will include the sealed copies of your transcripts in your application packet—see below.) 
  2. Two letters of recommendation.  Submit two letters of recommendation from individuals from your professional, business, or educational history who can comment specifically on your ability to excel as a graduate student in library and information science, as well as within the profession.  Letters of recommendation must be in the original sealed, postmarked envelope, and include the reference’s contact information, including mailing address, email address, and phone number if mailed. Letters of recommendation can also be emailed by the individual writing the recommendation, to: ScholarshipNJLA@gmail.com (link sends e-mail)

All applicants must agree to be available for an interview on Friday, April 8, 2016 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, if selected.

Official transcipts and sealed letters of recommendation (if not emailed directly from the person writing the recommendation) should be sent in one packet to:

Debbie Maynard

NJLA Scholarship Committee Co-Chair

Pequannock Township Public Library

477 Newark Pompton Turnpike

Pompton Plains, NJ 07444

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