Library Work Study
Program dates: October 1, 2012 - March 15, 2013
Application deadline: August 27, 2012
Note: Program dates exclude December 16, 2012 - January 6, 2013
How to Apply
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Applications, supporting materials, and processing fee must be received by the Office of the Registrar in order to be considered for adjudication.
All applicants must submit:
- Application form and fee: A completed application form including processing fee (fee varies per program and is non-refundable).
- Two references: Names and e-mail addresses of two people who have agreed to provide a reference for you.
- Project proposal: Outline a project related to librarianship that you would like to work on while undertaking the practicum program, e.g. conference presentation, research publication, development of a new library service, new library public program, digital initiative, etc. (max. 250 words).
Along with the basic application form that can be submitted electronically, all other text-based support materials can be sent as an email attachment to the following address: email@example.com.
Attachments should be sent in a recognized word processing format. Microsoft Word is preferred. Rich Text Format and PDF are other options, if you do not have Microsoft Word. Please indicate clearly which program the support materials are for. Pages should be numbered with your name clearly indicated on each page.
If we do not receive your application support materials, the Office of the Registrar will contact you.
Hard Copy Submissions
Applicants submitting audio files, images, recordings, or other multi-media materials as part of the application requirements, or applicants wishing to provide text-based support materials in hard copy rather than electronically, should submit materials to:
Office of the Registrar
The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Drive, Box 1020
T1L 1H5 Canada
Please indicate clearly, on each item submitted, your name and which program the support materials are for.
Adjudication and Notification
Participants are selected by impartial adjudicators on the basis of their submitted material. In addition to education and knowledge, consideration will be given to the likelihood that the participant will benefit from the program.
For questions on preparing your application, please contact the Office of the Registrar:
Phone: 403.762.6180 or 1.800.565.9989
Above photo: Photograph of the Banff Centre Library, located in Donald Cameron Hall, with Librarian Miss E.M. Sugarton at the desk 
All programs, faculty, dates, fees, and offers of financial assistance are subject to change. Program fee subject to applicable taxes. Non-refundable fees and deposits will be retained upon cancellation. Any other fees are refunded at the discretion of The Banff Centre.