The Knowledge River Cohort 15 for Academic Year 2016-17 Open

By Gina Macaluso

It is a pleasure to announce that Knowledge River is now accepting applications for the 15th Cohort. The priority deadline for Cohort 15 is March 1, 2016. Knowledge River is an educational experience within the University of Arizona School of Information that focuses on educating information professionals who have experience with and are committed to Latino and Native American populations. Knowledge River also fosters understanding of library and information issues from the perspectives of Latino and Native Americans and advocates for culturally sensitive library and information services to these communities. Since its inception, Knowledge River has become the foremost graduate program for training librarians and information specialists with a focus on Latino and Native American cultural issues. To date, over 170+ scholars have graduated from this program.

The Knowledge River package may include:

  • Financial aid covering tuition and fees
  • Work experience in a graduate assistantship
  • Cohort support
  • Mentorship
  • Professional development with support for professional development events
  • Enhanced curriculum from Latino and Native American perspectives

To find out more about the program, please view our online VoiceThread presentation, which discusses the U of A iSchool and offers two videos about what KR scholars do while working on their Master of Arts degree. Or visit our website to find out more about how to apply.

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