Required items: application form, unofficial transcripts, resume, and to answer 3 short essays
These three short essays should be not more than a paragraph. Applicants have the choice to answer the following questions.
1. What has inspired you to go into subject librarianship? The subject itself?2. Why do you consider yourself a "librarian"?3. Where/what would be your dream library/place to work? Why?4. Who is your mentor? Tell us about someone who motivates, teaches, or inspires you in this field.5. If you could be the personal librarian of one individual, living or dead, who would it be and why?6. What is one piece of advice you would give to an incoming library science student?
For more information about the scholarship, please see the page on the SLA NY website : http://newyork.sla1.org/the-ellis-mount-scholarship-award/