Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children’s Librarianship

Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships
Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children’s Librarianship

Hector Macaskill Memorial Scholarship in Children’s Librarianship

Eligible Nationalities:  The scholarship is open to all nationalities students.

Eligibility Criteria: 

The Scholarship shall be open to candidates who:
(a) in the year of tenure will be enrolled as Masters or PhD students undertaking a research degree in Library and Information Studies, AND
(b) intend to pursue a research topic in the field of library service or literature for children and young people.

In making the award the panel may take into consideration academic and professional Librarianship performance and such other factors as in their judgement are important in library work with children and young people.

Application Procedure: 

* Applications on the prescribed form, which may be obtained from the Scholarships Officer, shall be made no later than 1 November.
* Candidates shall be selected for interview on their academic and professional Librarianship record.
Application Form

Selection Criteria: 

The final award will be made by a panel consisting of the Vice-Chancellor (or his nominee)and the Head of the School of Information Management or their nominees.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

In addition to the copies of the thesis deposited in the University Library the candidate is asked to deposit a copy with the Trustees of the National Library to be stored in the School Library Service under the same conditions as it is in the University Library and/or make a separate report to the Trustees of the National Library.

Who else has information about this award?

Scholarship Link