This has been posted to some of the listservs but seems like such a good opportunity that it is worth repeating. The Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering EIGHT FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS over the next two years (2009-2011) to outstanding and diverse students who have a strong interest in YOUTH SERVICES LIBRARIANSHIP and are admitted to the GSLIS Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) program. Sharing Success will allow outstanding library practitioners to FURTHER THEIR EDUCATION AND TRAINING related to youth services librarianship. In addition, the program will provide institutional support for these students to DEVELOP CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOPS for other professionals. Through these activities, Sharing Success will help broaden the base of youth services librarians who can provide quality continuing education for their practitioner peers in school and public libraries and contribute to best practices and research in this field….