Unofficial Horner Fellowship Application Form

By Sarah Kortemeier

Applicants: please email or mail your application packet to the Horner Fellowship Committee contacts listed below. (Any support documents may be scanned and sent by email along with packet forms.)

Horner Fellowship Application Form
An Arizona/Japanese Librarian Exchange for 2019

Applicant’s Name:

Name of Library/Institution:

Mailing Address:

E-mail address:

Phone Number:

Fax Number:

Applicant’s Signature: Date:

Applicants must be:
• An AzLA Member in good standing
• Currently employed in an Arizona library
• Have a minimum of three years of library experience
• Willing to share your exchange experience with AzLA members in the form of a written report, to be published in the AzLA Newsletter and posted on the AzLA website
• Willing to make a presentation at the annual AzLA Conference
• Willing to actively serve on the Horner Fellowship Committee and to promote the Fellowship

The Application Procedure

The application packet should consist of:
1. An application form
2. A current resume
3. A Letter of Application, which should address:
• A valid and serious purpose for making the exchange
• The expected benefits of the exchange for your career development
• The contribution the proposed exchange will make to Arizona Librarians

4. The name, address, phone number and e-mail address of three professional references
5. A letter of support from the applicant’s current Library Director or Chief Administrator which should address:
• The administrator’s confidence in the applicant as an exchange Fellow
• A willingness to support a leave of absence for the exchange (if applicable)
• A willingness to host/support a Japanese Librarian exchange in the future

The deadline for application submission is March 31, 2019.

Email or mail your completed application to:

Sarah Kortemeier
Chair, Horner Fellowship Committee, AzLA
The University of Arizona Poetry Center
P.O. Box 210150
1508 E. Helen St.
Tucson, AZ 85721-0150
Telephone: (520) 626-4298

If you mail your application and do not hear from Sarah about receiving your package within one week of sending it, please contact her to verify that it was received.

Feel free to email Sarah with any questions you have or problems you encounter with the forms.

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