Congratulations to Shawn Hendrikx and Jackie Coffey Scott for receiving the 2013 Ursula H. Poland Scholarship Awards!
This award is intended to provide an opportunity for library school students to pursue or explore health sciences librarianship. The value of each award is $500 plus a one year membership to UNYOC/MLA. We received six excellent applications.
Shawn is completing his Master of Library and Information Science degree at Western University. He is using the award toward a class in Management of Special Libraries and Information Services.
Jackie is her Masters in Library and Information Studies at the University at Buffalo. She will be using the award to take a 4-month practicum to observe and participate in activities pertaining to the practice of health sciences librarianship in a clinical setting at the Kaleida Health Libraries at Buffalo General Hospital.