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FLA 2014 Grant

SIS has awarded 4 scholarships to attend the 2014 Florida Library Association Annual Conference. This year's winners are Karlen Kane (FSU), Jodi Geever-Ostrowsky (USF), Deborah M. Williams (Keiser University), and Jaime M. Goldman (Nova Southeastern University).

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2014 Scholarship Winner Reports


FLA 2014 Conference Scholarship

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