ILA/ACRL ILA Fall Conference Scholarship 2019
The Awards Committee of ILA/ACRL announces the availability of a scholarship to attend the ILA/NLA/NSLA Joint Fall Conference, October 2-4, 2019 at the La Vista Hotel and Conference Center in La Vista, NE. The scholarship will cover the registration fee and up to $150 in travel, hotel, and meal expenses.
Applicants must fall into at least one of the following three categories:
1) Paid members of ILA/ACRL, working full-time in an Iowa academic or research library, and either: attending their first Iowa Library Association Conference, or have worked in an Iowa academic or research library for fewer than three years.
2) Library science students.
3) Support staff working in an Iowa academic or research library.
Student and support staff applicants do not have to be paid members of ILA/ACRL. Previous ILA Fall Conference scholarship recipients are NOT eligible.
Please submit the application online, including a 250 word essay 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.
You can also access this application at
The deadline for applications is September 16, 2019. The winner will be notified by September 20, 2019.
ILA/ACRL Awards Committee Chair
Check all that apply
Attending first ILA Fall Conference as a paid ILA/ACRL member
Have worked in the state fewer than three years; currently an ILA/ACRL member
Library science student (ILA-ACRL membership not required but encouraged)
Academic or research library support staff (ILA-ACRL membership not required but encouraged)
250 word essay describing your interest in the conference, 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.
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