Eunice J. H. Parker Scholarship Award

 Description

The Eunice J. H. Parker Scholarship Award recognizes Eunice J. H. Parker (1921-1984) who was instrumental in founding the CLBC Northern Chapter and worked untiringly as a member until her death. Before and after the forming of this organization, she devoted her time, energy, and much of her career recruiting and encouraging Blacks in the field of librarianship and other educational pursuits.

Purpose

To encourage and support Black students in the attainment of graduate or post-graduate degrees in library and/or information studies.

Eligible Candidates

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Letter of acceptance or proof of enrollment in an accredited library school.
  2. Addresses and phone numbers of at least two references. For example:
    • Community leader or instructor.
    • CLBC Member
  3. Essay: Minimum of 500 words with a brief biography, statement of interest, and career goals.

TO APPLY Please submit the following information:

  • Name of Applicant.
  • Mailing Address.
  • Telephone Number.
  • Email.
  • Applying for (a) Graduate Award or (b) Post Graduate Award.
  • Where do you plan to attend school?
  • Have you applied for admission?
  • Have you been accepted?
  • Are you currently enrolled in school?
  • Letter of acceptance or proof of enrollment enclosed? If not, please explain.
  • Reference contact information enclosed? If not, please explain.
  • Essay enclosed? If not, please explain.

Send to: California Librarians Black Caucus,  P. O. Box 882276, Los Angeles, CA 90009

Deadline: May 31 each year

More Information

The amount of each award as well as the actual number granted will depend upon available funds.

Award to be Announced: September 30 each year

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