To honor her commitment to continuous learning and growth, Iowa ACRL makes available the Mary Hammond Iber Spring Conference Scholarship. The scholarship will help fund attendance at the Iowa ACRL Spring Conference, May 19, 2017 at Grand View University in Des Moines. The scholarship will cover the registration fee and up to $100 in travel, hotel, and meal expenses.
Applicants must be either:
1) Paid members of Iowa ACRL, working full-time in an Iowa academic or research library, and either:
Attending their first Iowa ACRL Conference, or have worked in an Iowa academic or research library for fewer than three years.
2) Library science students and/or support staff working in an Iowa academic or research library. Student and support staff applicants do not have to be paid members of Iowa ACRL.
Previous Iowa ACRL Spring Conference scholarship recipients are NOT eligible.
Please submit the application below, including a 250 word or less essay describing how the conference theme “Looking in, reaching out: Whom do we serve?” is related to one of your professional goals. Scholarship winners are selected by the Awards Committee on the quality of the essay.
The deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. The winner will be notified by May 1, 2017.
Sara Scheib, University of Iowa, Awards Committee Chair