The Rural Libraries Roundtable (RLRT) of NYLA is pleased to offer a Conference Scholarship to encourage rural librarians (professional degree not required) to participate in the 2016 NYLA Conference in Saratoga Springs, November 2nd – 5th.
The award is $500.00 which includes full conference registration. Award recipients are selected by the RLRT Scholarship Committee.
Applicants do not need to be a RLRT member, but must be a member of NYLA . A professional degree is not needed to apply.
Application, in the form of a letter, must include:
- Why you wish to attend the Conference
- How you plan to integrate the experience into your work
- How you plan to share your experience with your fellow professionals
- How the award will influence your professional goals.
The successful applicant will need to submit conference related receipts to be reimbursed up to $500. The scholarship winner must also volunteer time to serve at the RLRT-NYLA Conference booth and write a brief article about lessons learned at conference for RLRT’s The Best eNewsletter.
Application deadline is July 29, 2016. To apply for a RLRT Conference Scholarship, please email a letter meeting the criteria outlined above to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put “RLRT Conference Scholarship” in the subject line. Questions may be sent Leona Chereshnoski at the email address provided.