All members of OLA, regardless of position or employment, are eligible to apply for the Leadership Development scholarship with the intended purpose to support leadership development of the membership and contribute to the growth of leadership potential within OLA and libraries statewide. Three scholarships, each up to $1000, are awarded annually. Priority for at least one scholarship will be given to individuals from diverse cultural/ethnic backgrounds and/or historically marginalized groups.
Scholarship winners agree to provide service to OLA as a component of receiving a scholarship. A recipient might assume a leadership roles within a task force, round table, committee, or division; assist with Annual, ACRL-OR, SSD or OASL conference planning, or take ownership of an OLA Project: http://www.olaweb.org/volunteers
Applications are reviewed at three points throughout the year:
For further information, please review the FAQ and scholarship application evaluation rubric: https://bit.ly/OLAScholarshipInfo
Liisa Sjoblom, Chair
OLA Leadership Committee