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ACRL-Oregon Invites Scholarship Applications for the 2015 WA/OR Joint Fall Conference

ACRL-Oregon has two different kinds of scholarships available for the upcoming 2015 ACRL-Washington & Oregon Joint Fall Conference. See below for more information and the application process and forms for both types of scholarships:


Library Paraprofessional/Support Staff Scholarship Applications

The Scholarship:

The ACRL Washington & Oregon Joint Fall Conference will be held at the Pack Forest Center for Sustainable Forestry in Eatonville, Washington on October 22-23, 2015. ACRL-OR will award up to two scholarships for library paraprofessionals/support staff; each completely covers registration and housing (dorm or cabin) and up to $50 in transportation costs.

Submission deadline is Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

The Criteria:

Applicants must be:

  • Library paraprofessionals/support staff
  • currently working in an Oregon library

The Application Process:

Complete the online application form (link below), which includes a written essay (250 words maximum), outlining your reasons for wanting to attend the conference and your interest in the conference theme of Forging Partnerships, Opening Doors.

Paraprofessional/Support Staff Scholarship Application Form


Librarian/Library Student Scholarship Applications

The Scholarship:

The ACRL Washington & Oregon Joint Fall Conference will be held at the Pack Forest Center for Sustainable Forestry in Eatonville, Washington on October 22-23, 2015. ACRL-OR will award up to two scholarships; each completely covers registration and housing (dorm or cabin).

Submission deadline is Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

The Criteria:

Applicants must be:

  • A member of OLA or willing to join before the conference
  • A librarian working in a library in Oregon or a student in an ALA-accredited library program who lives in Oregon
  • Preference given to first-time attendees of Fall Conference

The Application Process:

Complete the online application form (link below), which includes a written essay (250 words maximum), outlining your reasons for wanting to attend the conference and your interest in academic libraries.

Librarian/Library School Student Scholarship Application Form


The Deadline for All Scholarship Applications:

All scholarship applications are due September 16, 2015. Scholarship recipients will be announced by September 23, 2015.

Questions?

Uta Hussong-Christian, ACRL-Oregon President (2015-2016)
Oregon State University
Uta.hussong-christian@oregonstate.edu
541-737-7278

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