Spring Iowa ACRL Conference Scholarship

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ILA/ACRL’s ILA Annual Conference Scholarship Application

Conference 2008

The Awards Committee of ILA/ACRL announces the availability of a scholarship to attend the Iowa-ACRL Spring Conference, March 3, 2008, at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa. The scholarship will cover the registration fee and up to $100 in travel, hotel, and meal expenses.

Applicants must be:

1) Paid members of ILA/ACRL, working fulltime in an Iowa academic or research library, and either:

  • Attending their first ILA/ACRL Spring Conference OR
  • Have worked in an Iowa academic or research library for fewer than three years.

2) Library science students and/or support personnel working in an Iowa academic or research library. Student and support personnel applicants do not have to be paid members of ILA/ACRL.

Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.

Please submit the application (download application form [doc]) and an essay no more than 500 words in length describing your interest in the scholarship and how you believe the scholarship will benefit your professional development. Scholarship winners are selected by the Awards Committee on the quality of the essay.

The chair of the ILA-ACRL Awards Committee should receive your application and essay no later than February 15, 2008 (see address, email, and fax information below). The successful applicant will be notified by February 27, 2008..

Jean Donham, Awards Committee Chair
Cornell College
620 3rd Street SW
Mount Vernon Iowa 52314

Fax: 319. 895.4128
Phone: 319.895.4260

Committee members are:

Chris Neuhaus Nan Seamans Selina Lin
UNI U of Iowa U of Iowa
Rebecca Routh Robert Van Rennes
U of Iowa

U of Iowa