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  • NALIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES 2014
  • NALIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES 2010
  • NALIS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDEES 2009

NALIS Scholarship awardees on their way to the University of AberystwythThirty employees of the National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) have been awarded online distance learning scholarships to pursue studies in Library and Information Science at the postgraduate level at the University of Aberystwyth, Wales. The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, books and travel to the university in Wales for Study School once a year.The programme’s duration is three years.

Congratulations to the 2014 scholarship awardees: Nicole Ramdass, Samantha Sookdeo, Milini Swanson, Jenna Benjamin, Leigh Shand, Kevon Cyrus, Ravi Balliram, Kandis Roberts, Adara Brathwaite, Alicia Ali Sookoo, Chandrawatie Sookram, Geeta Baboolal, Mala Bujuwan Ogeer, Sita Chaitoo, Natalie Fritz, Sue Ann Browne, Fareed Khan, Justin Maderia, Renee Heywood, Claudia Dickson- Jankee, Vernessa Reyes, Jewel Baptiste Richards, Suchitra Soodeen, Somatee Bootan, Mirissa Sequea, Danielle De Graff, Vidya Heeralal, Denyse Felmine, Sheldon Alleyne and Josephine De Freitas.

The granting of the scholarships is part of NALIS’ thrust to deliver professional information service to every citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. The library and information professional is the leader in the information movement and is a key component in the information-seeking/information providing chain.

NALIS_Scholarship_Awardees_2010_1Twenty-two employees of the National Library and Information  System Authority (NALIS) have been awarded online distance  learning scholarships to pursue studies in Library and Information  Science at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at  Aberystwyth University, Wales and Syracuse University, New York,  commencing 2010.

 Undergraduate scholarships have been awarded to Kimnath  Ramlochan, Savitree Sookram, Jennel Alexander, Ginelle  Francois, Sharda B. Kissoon, Nicole Martin, Beverly Dassayne, Sushma Mungroo-Bahaw, Gillian Ballah, Azard Mohammed, Angel Peters-Leonce, Monique Heywood, Kazim Ali, Rena Ramnath-Ramjattan, Marsha Joshua, Michelle Gopaul and Vanita Harry. Post graduate scholarships were awarded to Beverly Ann Williams, Sandy Lall, Sheena Dalip-Mungroo, Nazeema Mohammed and Harnarine Bhagwandeen.

The Syracuse and Aberystwyth are considered prestigious schools offering the on-line degrees in the area of Library and Information Science. The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, books and travel to the universities for the study school once a year. The programme’s duration is three years for undergraduates and one year to eighteen months for post graduates.

Eighteen distance learning scholarships were awarded in 2009. The granting of the scholarships is part of NALIS’ thrust to deliver professional information service to every citizen of Trinidad and Tobago. The library and information professional is the leader in the information movement and is a key component in the information-seeking/information providing chain.

The award of these scholarships is in an effort to fill the number of vacancies for professional librarians that currently exist in NALIS.

 

2009_NALIS_BSc_Scholarship2The National Library and Information System Authority (NALIS) announces the award of eighteen scholarships to members of staff to pursue the Bachelor of Science Degree in Library and Information Science via distance learning at Aberystwyth University, Wales. All eighteen awardees, along with Esahack Mohammed, scholarship mentor and former Director, Educational Library Services Division, NALIS travelled to Wales for the one week orientation and study school during the period June 13 to June 18, 2009.

The Aberystwyth University is considered to be one of the most prestigious schools offering the on-line Bachelor of Library and Information Science Degree.  The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, books and travel to Aberystwyth University for the study school once a year. The programme’s duration is three years.

2009_NALIS_BSc_Scholarship1The awardees were chosen from a pool of thirty-seven applicants and selection was based on an interview. Scholarship recipients are Enric Payson, Sharlene Hosein, Michelle Forbes, Kurt Lalla, Christine Rambajan, Shara Rasmine-Seenath, Merlin Beedaise-Gangoo, Ashelle Romney, Dahlia Remy-Raymond, Leslie Regis, Salisha Salim, Cassandra Gibbs, Sheryl Valentine, Ruthlyn Wills, Phillip Payne, Monique Archer, Stacy Rouse and Lynda Ann Ramlal.

Steps are also being taken to award scholarships at the postgraduate level to eligible employees to pursue the on-line masters in Library and Information Science. Additional scholarships in Library and Information Science will be awarded to nationals of Trinidad and Tobago for full time study at the University of the West Indies (Mona) and universities in the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom.

The award of these scholarships is in an effort to fill the number of vacancies for professional librarians that currently exist in NALIS.