ILA/ACRL Fall Conference Scholarship Application

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ILA/ACRL’s ILA Annual Conference Scholarship Application

Conference 2010


The Awards Committee of the ILA/ACRL announces the availability of a scholarship to attend the Iowa Library Association Conference, October 13-15, 2010 in Coralville, IA, Iowa.  The scholarship will cover the registration fee and up to $100 in travel, hotel, and meal expenses.


Applicants must fit one of the following categories:


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

  • Attending their first ILA 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 to not have to be paid members of ILA/ACRL.


Previous ILA Fall Conference scholarship recipients are not eligible.



Iowa ILA 2010 Annual Conference Scholarship Application


Name: _______________________________________________________________


Address: _____________________________________________________________




Telephone: ____________________________________________________________


FAX: _________________________________________________________________


E-mail: ________________________________________________________________


Current position: ________________________________________________________


Previous position: ________________________________________________________


Education: ______________________________________________________________




Please submit the application (above) and an essay of 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 August 31 (see address, email, and fax information below). The successful applicant will be notified by September 10.


Chair:  Brett Cloyd
Government Information and Reference Librarian
University of Iowa Libraries
100 Main Library
Iowa City, IA 52242-1420
fax 319-335-5900


Committee members are:

Rachel Fleming

Central College

Karen Lehmann

Wartburg College

Joyce Meldrem

Loras College

Laurel Whisler

Cornell College

Kris Stacy-Bates

Iowa State University