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NYLA Conference Scholarship Opportunity

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.

Eligibility Requirements:
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: Please put “RLRT Conference Scholarship” in the subject line. Questions may be sent Leona Chereshnoski at the email address provided.


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