Category Archives: Awards, Scholarships, Bursaries

Apply for Library Technicians and Assistants Bursary

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bursaryiconThe application deadline for the Spring 2014 Library Technicians and Assistants Bursary is coming up on March 1, 2014.

The bursary is to be awarded to library techs, assistants or other library staff in the province to attend a conference or take advantage of other professional development opportunities. Funds will be awarded on an as needed basis of up to $500 per year, with the award possibly going to more than one applicant (to a maximum of $500).

Download the LTAIG Bursary Application form.

For more information please contact the NLLA Representative for Library Technicians and Assistants, Julia Mayo.

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Announcing the LTAIG Bursary

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The NLLA is pleased to offer library technicians, assistants and other staff the opportunity to apply for funding to attend a conference or take advantage of professional development. Funds will be awarded on an as needed basis up to $500 per year. Applications will be considered at two points in the year, summer and spring. The deadline for the inaugural award will be August 31, 2013.

LTAIG Bursary Application

2012 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award Winner

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The Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award was established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship.

Lorraine Busby, Chair of the MWTF Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce that the Trust has issued its 2012 award to Heather Buffett in the amount of $1,500.
Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award winner for 2012, Heather Buffett

Originally from St. John’s, NL, Heather holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of New Brunswick, as well as Bachelor of Arts (Major – History, Minor – Political Science) from Memorial University. She will be pursuing a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Studies at the University of Western Ontario and hopes to return to Newfoundland upon its completion to work as a legal librarian.

Congratulations Heather!

Apply for 2012 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award!

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Applications are now invited for the Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award which was established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship. Download 2012_MWTF_Award_Application form.

The amount of the award for 2012 is up to $1,500. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 13, 2012.

For further information please contact:
Mrs. Lorraine Busby
Chairman, Board of Trustees
Margaret Williams Trust Fund
Queen Elizabeth II Library
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, NL, A1B 3Y1

2011 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award Winner

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The Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award was established to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies, or teacher librarianship.

The Trustees of the Margaret Williams Trust Fund are pleased to announce that the Trust has issued its 2011 award to Nailisa Tanner in the amount of $1,500.2011 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award Winner Nailisa Tanner

Originally from St. John’s, Nailisa holds a bachelor of arts (honours) degree in Western Society & Culture from Concordia University (2010), Montreal QC. She will be pursuing a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Studies at McGill University, specializing in Librarianship with a strong interest in Archival Studies.

Congratulations Nailisa!

2010 Margaret Williams Trust Fund Award Winners

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The Trustees of the Margaret Williams Trust Fund presented have a joint award for 2010 to Courtney Lundrigan in the amount of $1,000 and to Kelly McCarthy in the amount of $500.

Courtney Lundrigan is a native of Newfoundland and Labrador and holds a master of arts degree in history and bachelor of arts, honours in history and French, from Memorial. Ms. Lundrigan has recently completed her librarian internship at the Health Sciences Library, Memorial University, and is currently attending the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, where she is a candidate for the Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program.

Also a native of this province, Kelly McCarthy is a teacher-librarian at the Holy Trinity High School in Torbay. She will attend the Edge Conference this fall where the theme of the conference is e-learning and “the use of technologies in K-12 and post-secondary education”. The Margaret Williams Trust Fund award was established in 1982 by the family and friends of the former Memorial librarian. It was set up to promote the development of librarianship in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Funds are awarded on a competitive basis to applicants seeking funding for library-related projects or assistance in pursuing graduate studies in librarianship, archival studies or teacher librarianship.