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ABAA - Northern California Chapter (NCC/ABAA)
CABS Faculty Scholarships
The Elisabeth Woodburn Fund of the ABAA will offer the Ed Glaser Scholarship and a second Woodburn scholarship 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 Monday, June 3. Letters of support from ABAA members are welcome, but not necessary. Winners will be notified as soon after June 15 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 (NCC) of the ABAA announces the availability of an Educational Scholarship for study at the 2013 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar in Colorado Springs. In the interest of promoting professionalism and education particularly as relevant to the antiquarian book trade, the Scholarship will pay full tuition costs.
Applicants should provide the following:
• A completed copy of the application form (to obtain a form, please contact Christine Lowenstein at the email address noted below).
• 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.
• Professional references or letters of recommendation are welcome, but not required.
Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., May 10, 2013. The NCC/ABAA
will notify scholarship applicants of its award decision via email by May
Those interested in applying for the scholarship should send an email to:
The application form and instructions will be sent as a Word document by return email.
AbeBooksAre you thinking of becoming a bookseller? Or, have you just started to sell books?
AbeBooks.com will stage a contest that begins on May 20. Two places at the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar will be the prizes.
Check back here closer to the date for a link to the contest details
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 2013 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 email@example.com by July 1, 2013.
The scholarship winner will be notified within 7-10 days of the application deadline.
Best of luck to all of our scholarship applicants!
Bibliopolis will be offering two scholarships for the 2013 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 Sunday, June 15, 2013. The winner will be notified as soon after July 1 as possible.
Kindly send essays via email with the subject line "Bibliopolis Scholarship" to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CABS Faculty ScholarshipsThe 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 June 15th, and winners will be notified within a week. Applications can be sent by mail or email, and should be either mailed or emailed to:
400 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55102-2662
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 2013 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar, to be held in Colorado Springs, CO, USA, August 4-9. 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 1, 2013.
Applications can be made online at the IOBA website by clicking here:
The winner will be selected by the Board of Directors and will be notified on or before June 15, 2013.
The Rocky Mountain Antiquarian Booksellers Association (RMABA) is offering the Helen & John Dunning Scholarship for $800 to the 2013 Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar to be held August 4-9, 2013 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 email@example.com 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 Saturday, June 15, 2013.
The successful candidate will be notified by Monday, July 1, 2013 and the award will be presented at the seminar opening event.
Contact for questions concerning the scholarship:
1428 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210