Saturday, August 13, 2011

AWSL Offers WLA Conference Scholarship to Special Library Staff

The Association of Wisconsin Special Librarians (AWSL) is pleased to announce it will sponsor ascholarship to the Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference, November 1-4, Milwaukee.

Criteria:  The scholarship is available to library staff who are: 1) currently employed in a library orinformation agency in Wisconsin OR currently a student in library school interested in employment in a special library setting; 2) able to communicate via the AWSL newsletter about their experiences at the conference; and 3) currently a member of the WLA and AWSL.

Application process:  Applicants must  1) complete the scholarship application form, and 2) write a one page document explaining their reasons for wanting to attend this particular conference (refer to the WLA conference web site to review conference programs.) Each application also requires 3) a one page letter of recommendation in support of the applicant.

Scholarship description:  The scholarship consists of a $155 stipend to be used toward conference expenses (registration, lodging, meals, or mileage).

Application deadline:  Application deadline is September 16, 2011.

Please contact Carrie Doyle at or 608-338-2142 with questions.

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