Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship

Theatre Library Association is pleased to sponsor the Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship in memory of the achievements of this beloved theaterhistorian, scholar, educator, and mentor.

The Brooks McNamara Performing Arts Librarian Scholarship acknowledges outstanding professional accomplishments of promising students currently enrolled in MLIS or archival training programs specializing in performing arts librarianship.

This year's theme is: "Theatre Library Association: The Next Seventy-five Years." The theme is open, but some possible topics may include: How do we continue to serve users in diverse and innovative ways? How can we support artists in their creative endeavors? How can we mentor a new generation of performing arts librarians and archivists?

Interested students are encouraged to apply by submitting the attached application form and supporting materials by June 28, 2013 to fmarini@stratfordfestival.ca<
mailto:fmarini@stratfordfestival.ca> or to the address listedon the form. The form is also available from the TLA website<http://www.tla-online.org/awards/scholarship.html> (http://www.tla-online.org/awards/scholarship.html). Applications will be screened by the Scholarship Committee.

The winner will receive a $500 check and a one-year complimentary TLA membership. The essay will be published in BROADSIDE, TLA's online newsletter. The Scholarship winner will be publicly announced in October 2013.
For more information and a list of past winners, please see: