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SIS FLA 2014 Conference Scholarships

posted Dec 23, 2013, 11:24 AM by Megan O'Brien

Suncoast Information Specialists

Call for Applications

Scholarships to Attend 2014 FLA Conference

Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida

May 7-9, 2014


Application deadline: 
February 1, 2014
Announcement of winners: February 10, 2014

 

The Suncoast Information Specialists is accepting applications for two student and two librarian/staff scholarships to attend the 2014 Florida Library Association Conference at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel and Spa, Lake Buena Vista (Orlando), Florida. 


The maximum amount of the award is $150. 

 

Scholarship Eligibility

Student Applicants must be enrolled in a Master’s program either Florida State University or the University of South Florida.

All staff (Librarians and Paraprofessionals) employed in a Florida Library. Engaged librarians in the profession, but not currently employed in a library, are eligible.

Applicants must be members of Suncoast Information Specialists, or obtain membership at the time of submission. (http://www.suninfospec.org/membership)

 

Student Requirements

Fill out online application which includes an essay.

Submit a current resume.

Successful grant recipients will share their experiences at the conference with fellow SIS members by writing an article for the bi-monthly SIS newsletter.

Grant Recipients will submit an expense report following the conference for reimbursement up to $150.

If you are a student employed in a library, please submit a student application.

 

Staff (Librarians and Paraprofessionals) Requirements 

Fill out online application which includes an essay.

Submit current resume and a one page letter of recommendation from a library director, immediate supervisor, or manager.

Engaged librarians should submit a personal and professional letter of recommendation.

Successful grant recipients will share their experiences at the conference with fellow SIS members by writing an article for the bi-monthly SIS newsletter.

Grant Recipients will submit an expense report following the conference for reimbursement up to $150.

 

Guidelines

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2014.

Winners will be notified on February 10, 2014.

 

Application Forms

Student Scholarship Application

Librarian/Staff Scholarship Application

If you have any additional questions, please contact the SIS Scholarship Committee Chair, Hal Harmon: hgharmon@gmail.com

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