. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Border Regional Library Association

The 2017 BRLA Scholarship Awards
for Study in Library and Information Science

The Border Regional Library Association will be awarding one scholarship, in the amount of $1000, to a student in the process of completing a degree at either the masters or doctoral level in library science. This scholarship is awarded annually and will be announced at the BRLA Awards Banquet in February 2018. The scholarship is open to all individuals meeting the criteria, who are from the El Paso—Cd. Juárez--Las Cruces area. The applicant must be a member of BRLA and show evidence of both potential and commitment to a library career.

A complete application packet consists of:

Applicants may submit other items that would support their candidacy.

We highly recommend that applicants have someone proof read their documents before submitting them. The application should be prepared as professionally as possible.

Documents can be emailed to the BRLA Scholarship Chair, Mariaelena de la Rosa, at If you prefer to mail hard copies, you can send them to:

Mariaelena de la Rosa 
Reference & Research Services
MSC 3475
NMSU Library
P.O. Box 30006
Las Cruces NM 88003-8006

Please contact Mariaelena if you have any questions.

All required documents should be submitted by Monday, January 15th 2018.

Scholarship Application Form        Scholarship Recommendation Form

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