MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Board of Trustees of Middletown Township Public Library is pleased to announce the availability of the Conover-Wihtol Scholarship for a minimum of $500 for graduate study in Library Science.  The Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Edith B. Conover and Karl F. Wihtol, both long-time residents of Middletown Township and dedicated friends to the Library.  First consideration for eligibility will be given to residents of Middletown Township, but in the absence of qualified applicants from the township, New Jersey residents will be considered.  Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree or be in the final semester of undergraduate studies.  The applicant will also be expected to provide evidence of acceptance for graduate work at an ALA accredited school of Library Science.  Completed application forms must be postmarked no later than May 15, 2010.

Application forms and additional information are available at the Reference Desk of Middletown Main Library located at 55 New Monmouth Road, Middletown, New Jersey 07748.