EBSCO Offering Seven Scholarships to Attend 2017 ALA Annual Conference

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

November 27, 2016

The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The scholarship allows more librarians to take advantage of the opportunities for continuing education, meetings and interactions with colleagues at the meeting, which will take place from June 22 – 27, 2017.

Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to defray the cost of for conference registration, travel and expenses. One of the seven scholarships will be awarded to a first-time conference attendee.  The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives during the conference at a breakfast on Sunday, June 25.

The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016 and entries will be judged by a jury designated by ALA.  Candidates must submit an essay that answers the question:  How will attending this ALA Conference contribute to my professional development?

To apply or learn more about the scholarships, click on this link

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