Scholarships for American Indians

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Tribes and Nations  - Misc. and Other Minorities

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LEADERSHIP FOR DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIP

California School Library Association

1001 26th Street

Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 447-2684                                                  Fax: (916) 447-2695

E-mail: csla@pacbell.net

Web: www.csla.net/awa/scholarships.htm

Purpose - To provide financial assistance to Native American and other minority students who any state interested in earning a creditial as a library media teacher in California.

Eligibility - This program is open to students who are members of a traditionally underrepresented group enrolled in a college or university library media teacher credential program in California. Applicants must intend to work as a library media teacher in a California school library media center for a minimum of 3 years. Along with their application, they must submit a 250-word statement on their school library media career interests and goals, why they should be considered, what they can contribute, their commitment to serving the needs of our multicultural and multilingual students, and their financial situation.

Financial data - The stipend is $1,500.

Duation - 1 year.

Number awarded - 1 each year.

Deadline - April of each year.