Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on the committee’s ranking of applications received by the deadline, August 20, 2017.
Selection criteria for the LITA Forum scholarship:
- Work with library technology in any role- Provide library service to underrepresented groups- You are a new librarians or new to LITA; from a diverse range of backgrounds and types of libraries; and reflective of the breadth of librarianship- Have NOT previously received a LITA scholarship award
Scholarship applicants will be ranked highly if they:
- Belong to a group not well-represented in LITA, including but not limited to: people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+;- Show interested in actively contributing to the mission and goals of LITA.
These scholarships are intended for people who couldn’t otherwise attend LITA Forum. LITA can’t assess your financial need and we trust you to self-identify accurately.
To apply complete this application form.
Applications are due August 20, 2017.We will notify you by September 8, 2017.
Scholarship selections will be made by the LITA Forum Scholarship sub-committee.