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TLA Scholarships and Grants for 2010

Texas Library Association has announced their scholarships and grants for this year.   Supporting professional development, continuing education and Masters level education, up to $10,000 is awarded each year by TLA. Below is a brief description of several of the awards.  For complete information and application forms, visit the TLA Grants, Scholarships, and Stipends webpage

DEMCO, Inc. / TLA Research Grant: $2000
Available to TLA members to help underwrite the costs of a research project.  Qualitative and quantitative studies related to library issues are funded.  Pilot projects and experimental programs involving several libraries are encouraged.  Application Deadline is January 30, 2010.

Vivian Greenfield Education Award: $1,500
This scholarship is to provide funding for an educational endeavor reinforcing work with youth. This can include, but is not limited to, professional development activities, implementing a new idea in the workplace, performing a study, and more.  Awarded in spring; applicants may be considered for a one renewal.  Application deadline is January 30, 2010.

Escue Annual Conference Stipend: $250
Available for a paraprofessional living or working in Texas to defray the costs of attending the TLA Annual Conference, April 2008 in San Antonio.  APPLICATION DEADLINE IS DECEMBER 18, 2009.

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