Apply now for the ILA/ACRL ILA Fall Conference Scholarship

Printer-friendly versionSend by email

The Awards Committee of ILA/ACRL announces the availability of a scholarship to attend the ILA Fall Conference, October 3-5, 2018 at the Cedar Rapids Convention Complex. The scholarship will cover the registration fee and up to $150 in travel, hotel, and meal expenses.

Applicants must fall into at least one of the following three categories:

1) Paid members of ILA/ACRL, working full-time in an Iowa academic or research library, and either: attending their first Iowa Library Association Conference, or have worked in an Iowa academic or research library for fewer than three years.

2) Library science students.

3) Support staff working in an Iowa academic or research library.

Student and support staff applicants do not have to be paid members of ILA/ACRL. Previous ILA Fall Conference scholarship recipients are NOT eligible.

Please submit the application online, including a 250 word essay describing your interest in the scholarship, and how you believe the scholarship will benefit your professional development. Scholarship winners are selected by the Awards Committee on the quality of the essay.

You can also access this application at

The deadline for applications is September 7, 2018. The winner will be notified by September 14, 2018.

Beth McMahon
ILA/ACRL Awards Committee Chair
[email protected]