The deadline for the Carin E. Somers Scholarship is fast approaching. 


Approximate Value - $2,000 (One award non renewable)

The Atlantic Provinces Library Association administers the Carin Somers Scholarship Trust. The trust provides an annual scholarship in her name to assist a Canadian citizen who is an Atlantic Provinces resident needing financial assistance to undertake or complete the academic requirements leading to a degree of Master of Library Science.

Funds are awarded on a competitive basis and financial need is a consideration.

The award will normally be announced at the Ordinary General Meeting held at the Annual Atlantic Provinces Library Association Conference.

The successful applicant will have been accepted in a program for a masters degree in library science and information studies that is accredited by the American Library Association.

Selection of the recipient will be recommended by a committee of the four Provincial Vice Presidents and the President-Elect to the Executive Committee.

Application forms are available on the APLA website (  Please send applications to:


Jennifer Richard

APLA Vice President/President Elect

Vaughan Memorial Library

Acadia University

Wolfville, NS

Tel: 902-585-1403

Fax: 902-585-1748

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Deadline is March 31st, 2005.