Scholarships

Deadline 10/12/18 —>ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians

Libraries in Direct Action

ACRL/NY offers three scholarships to the Symposium. Awardees receive a waiver of registration fees. Breakfast and lunch are included. Awardees are responsible for their own travel expenses.

Student Scholarship
For students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs in library/information science who are considering a career in academic librarianship (four awardees).
TO APPLY: fill out this student scholarship form

Early Career Librarian Scholarship
For an academic librarian who has been practicing less than five years following receipt of a Master’s degree in library/information science (one awardee).
TO APPLY: fill out this early career librarian scholarship form

The Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship
Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit was a librarian at Queensborough Community College (CUNY) who was deeply devoted to creating professional development opportunities for NYC-area librarians. Barbara shared her rigorous work ethic, positive outlook, and warm collegiality with everyone who worked with her, including those who served with her for years on the ACRL/NY Executive Board.

This scholarship named in her honor will be given to an academic librarian who has been in practice at least five years following receipt of a Master’s degree in library/information science (1 awardee).
TO APPLY: fill out this Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit scholarship form

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Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the full-day symposium and produce a short article on their impressions of the day for the ACRL/NY blog (guidelines to be provided).

Application submission deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018

Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before: Friday, November 2, 2018.
 
We look forward to your submission.

The 2018 ACRL/NY Symposium Committee

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