This just in from Ryan Roth, Program Director of Rare Book School at University of Virginia:
The 2009 Rare Book School scholarship application is now available online. Applications will be accepted until 5pm, 1 September 2009.
The usual rules apply: students apply for a scholarship generally, rather than for any particular RBS course. Successful applicants in the fall 2009 competition may then use their scholarships for any RBS course offered in 2010 or 2011 to which they are subsequently admitted.
The Scholarship page provides more details, including a link to the complete Terms and Conditions.
The current Scholarship Committee comprises:
Melissa Mead (Digital and Visual Resources Librarian, University of Rochester) chair, through 2009; Vic Zoschak (Tavistock Books, Alameda, CA) through 2009; Libby Chenault (Librarian, Rare Book Collection, University of North Carolina) through 2010; and Ryan L. Roth (Program Director, RBS) through 2011.
Updated Program Costs, FAQ
The RBS website now contains an updated Program Costs section, with Sample Budgets for courses in Charlottesville, Washington, DC, Baltimore, and New York City. See also the new Frequently Asked Questions page Frequently Asked Questions page.
Go for it!