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Scholarships

ABAA
ABAA - Northern California Chapter (NCC/ABAA)
AbeBooks
ANZAB
Biblio.com
Bibliopolis
CABS Faculty Scholarships
Don Gallagher
IOBA
RMABA
Soon Hood Memorial Scholarship
The Florence Shay/Midwest Chapter CABS Scholarship

ABAA

The Elisabeth Woodburn Educational Fund of the ABAA will offer the Ed Glaser Scholarship and additional Woodburn scholarships to aspiring booksellers.  Each $1,500 scholarship will cover tuition, room and board for this year's Seminar.  Applicants should submit essays stating their reasons for wishing to attend.  Preference will be given those who demonstrate need.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, June 5.  Letters of support from ABAA members are welcome, but not necessary.  Winners will be notified as soon after June 12 as possible.

Kindly submit essay applications to apply.abaa.org.

ABAA - Northern California Chapter (NCC/ABAA)

In memory of long-time member George Robert Kane (Oct. 6, 1913–Nov. 28, 2009), the Northern California Chapter of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America announces the availability of an Educational Scholarship. In the interest of promoting professionalism and education relevant to the antiquarian book trade, persons currently working in or actively pursuing a career in the book trade are especially encouraged to apply. The Scholarship will pay tuition cost (to $1,500) for participation in a course of study offered by the following programs in the Summer/Fall of 2015
California Rare Book School (Los Angeles) Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (Colorado Springs) Rare Book School (Charlottesville, Virginia)
                 
All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m., Sunday, May 1, 2015. The NCC/ABAA will notify scholarship applicants of its award decision via email by May 10, 2015. Each application must include at least one written letter of support by a professional bookseller or rare book librarian, as well as the applicant's biography and essay.
Complete application and supporting letter may be submitted via a PDF email attachment to Michael Hackenberg, NCC Chair, at info@hackenbooks.com or by post to:
Michael Hackenberg, NCC Chair, Hackenberg Booksellers ABAA, 1614 Kearney Street, El Cerrito, CA 94530.
 
To apply for the NCC/ABAA Educational Scholarship, please provide the following:
 
1) A completed copy of the application form.
 
2) A personal statement or essay (no longer than two pages) in which you describe your past or current experience in the world of rare books, your goals for the future, and what you hope to gain from the studies afforded by this scholarship.
 
3) Letter of support written by a professional bookseller or rare book librarian
Northern California Chapter (NCC) of the Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA)
 
Please email NCC Secretary, Chris Lowenstein, to obtain an application:
chris@bookhuntersholiday.com

AbeBooks

To support and promote best practices in rare bookselling, AbeBooks.com is pleased to offer once again the chance to attend this year’s Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. The contest prize includes admission to attend the event, instructional materials, breakfasts and lunches, and accommodations. There will be two lucky winners. Each prize package is worth U.S. $1,636.00. Transportation to and from the event is not included.

Learn more:

http://www.abebooks.com/books/contest/colorado-book-seminar.shtml

ANZAB

These scholarships have been made possible by a generous anonymous gift  to encourage participation in CABS by Australian and New Zealand booksellers and librarians.

The scholarships

The scholarships consist of full tuition fees (to the value of US$1,500) plus US$2000 for expenses, which should cover the cost of the return flight from AU/NZ. The tuition fees include all instructional material, an evening reception, a picnic, farewell dinner, transport to off-site sessions and lunches. The winners of the scholarship will need to pay for their accommodation. Inexpensive student dorm accommodation is available nearby.

How to apply

ANZAAB is the administering body for these scholarships. Candidates are asked to submit an essay of no more than two pages detailing your experience in the world of antiquarian and rare books, your goals for the future, and what you hope to gain from the scholarship. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate need. A letter of support from a current ANZAAB member would be welcome, but is not essential. Applications should be received no later than 15 January 2015. Email your application to admin@anzaab.com or post it to PO Box 1610, Carindale QLD 4152. The winners of the scholarships will be announced in early February 2015.

Biblio.com

Biblio.com is excited to again offer a scholarship to the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar!

Biblio.com is pleased to offer a scholarship to the 2015 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. Named in honor of a community leader who was instrumental in helping us open the first public library in Bolivia, the Don Dario Scholarship is provided annually to one bookseller in recognition of their experience and professionalism in the book trade.

 This year's scholarship recipient will receive:

   * The full cost of tuition

  * $250 toward accommodations at the facilities provided by the seminar

  * $250 donation to a non-profit of their choice that promotes literacy and/or education

 Additionally, the winner will receive one free year of listing fees, along with Biblio's lowest commission option.

 The scholarship is open to any registered Biblio.com bookseller.

 Applicants should provide:

 1. A few paragraphs on why you hope to attend the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. (no more than one single-spaced page)

2. A brief description of the charity you would choose to receive the donation and why you chose them. (again, no more than one single-spaced page)

 Email your entry and/or any questions about the scholarship to scholarship@biblio.com by May 30, 2015.

 The scholarship winner will be notified within 7-10 days of the application deadline.

 Best of luck to all of our scholarship applicants!

Bibliopolis

Bibliopolis is pleased to offer two scholarships for the 2015 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. In addition to full tuition, winners will receive a downloadable version of the inventory management software, BookHound 8. Applicants should submit essays stating their reasons for wishing to attend. Entries must be received no later than Friday, May 15, 2015. The winner will be notified as soon after June 1 as possible.

Kindly send essays via email with the subject line "Bibliopolis Scholarship" to: scholarships@bibliopolis.com

CABS Faculty Scholarships

The Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar offers 2 faculty-sponsored scholarships per year, both in the amount of $1500, covering tuition plus room and board.

Applicants should submit their contact information along with an essay addressing need, their current status in the rare book trade, goals for the future, and what they hope to gain from the seminar. Supporting letters of recommendation are welcome, but not necessary.

Deadline for applications is Monday, June 15th, and winners will be notified as soon after June 22nd as possible. Applications can be sent by mail or email, and should be either mailed or emailed to:

Rob Rulon-Miller
Rulon-Miller Books
400 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102-2662

Email: rulon@rulon.com

Don Gallagher

In honor of the late Don Gallagher, a Denver bookman and close friend of the Seminar for many years, two anonymous donors are sponsoring a scholarship in his name, covering tuition plus room and board.

Applicants should submit their contact information along with an essay addressing need, their current status in the rare book trade, goals for the future, and what they hope to gain from the seminar. Supporting letters of recommendation are welcome, but not necessary.

Deadline for applications is June 15th, and winners will be notified within ten days. Applications can be sent by mail or email, and should be either mailed or emailed to:

Rob Rulon-Miller
Rulon-Miller Books
400 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102-2662

Email: rulon@rulon.com

IOBA

Information for the 2015 Seminar will be provided at a later date. Below is information from the previous, 2014 scholarship:

In order to support the professional development of our member booksellers, and for the good of the bookseller/buyer community, the Independent Online Booksellers Association (www.ioba.org) is offering up to two scholarships to the 2015 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, to be held in Colorado Springs, CO, USA, July 12-17, 2015. Each IOBA Scholarship covers tuition, plus up to $400 for expenses.  Non-North American winners who elect to attend CABS will receive an additional $500 travel stipend. Only current IOBA members are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

 Applicants will fill out a questionnaire and will be asked to write an essay (one to two pages) explaining why they wish to attend the seminar and how it will help them to give back to the bookselling community. All applications must be submitted by email no later than June 12, 2015.

 Applications can be made online at the IOBA website by clicking here:

http://www.ioba.org/pages/ioba-announcements/annual-ioba-scholarship-contest/

 The winner will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and will be notified on or before June 19, 2015.

RMABA

The Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association (RMABA) is offering the Helen & John Dunning Scholarship for $800 to the 2015 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar to be held July 12-17, 2015 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The RMABA scholarship is in honor of Helen and John Dunning, longtime RMABA members and nationally known figures in the antiquarian book business.
Competition is open to residents of Colorado, Montana, Utah, New Mexico, and Wyoming. (RMABA member states).

To apply for the scholarship applicants should:

1. Write a ONE PAGE letter telling the committee about yourself and why you should receive the RMABA Scholarship. Letters of support are welcome, but not required.

2. Email your application (preferred) to scholarship@rmaba.org or send it to RMABA Scholarship, c/o Sue Gallagher, Gallagher Books, 1428 S. Broadway, Denver, CO 80210.

3. Entries must be emailed or postmarked no later than Monday, May 18, 2015.

The successful candidate will be notified by Monday, June 1, 2015 and the award will be presented at the seminar opening event.

Contact for questions concerning the scholarship:
Sue Gallagher
Gallagher Books
1428 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
303-756-5821
1-866-425-5225
sue@gcbooks.com

Soon Hood Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Soon Hood, a CABS graduate in 2006, two anonymous donors are sponsoring a scholarship in her name in the amount of $1500, covering tuition plus room and board.

Applicants should submit their contact information along with an essay addressing need, their current status in the rare book trade, goals for the future, and what they hope to gain from the seminar. Supporting letters of recommendation are welcome, but not necessary.

Deadline for applications is June 15th, and winners will be notified within ten days. Applications can be sent by mail or email, and should be either mailed or emailed to:

Rob Rulon-Miller
Rulon-Miller Books
400 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102-2662

Email: rulon@rulon.com

The Florence Shay/Midwest Chapter CABS Scholarship

The Florence Shay/Midwest Chapter CABS Scholarship

In memory of long-time member Florence Shay (1922-2012), the Midwest Chapter of the ABAA offers a $1500 educational scholarship to attend the 2015 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar. It covers tuition and room & board expenses of $1500 for one attendee at this year’s Seminar. This scholarship is offered to booksellers who are from the Midwest Chapter region, which includes the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Applicants should provide the following:

• A completed copy of the application form.

• A personal statement or essay (no longer than two pages) in which you describe your past or current experience in the world of antiquarian books, your goals for the future, and what you hope to gain from the studies afforded by this scholarship. If you have attended an antiquarian book fair in the past, please offer an observation or impression gained from that experience.

• Letter of support written by a professional bookseller or rare book librarian.

Applications will be accepted until June 1st, 2015. The MWC/ABAA will notify scholarship applicants of its award decision via email on or before June 30, 2015.

Those interested in applying for the scholarship should send an email to:

books@kurtgippert.com

The application form and instructions will be sent as a Word document by return email.

Good luck!

Kurt Gippert

MWC Chair