Scholarships

Scholarship awardees will receive:

A waiver of registration fees for the online ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium;

A free 1-year membership to ACRL/NY (benefits include participation in the ACRL/NY Mentoring Program, discussion group events, and professional development opportunities);

Participation in a virtual networking event with members of the ACRL/NY Executive Board and the ACRL/NY Symposium Committee, to be scheduled during the weeks following the symposium;

A copy of the book, How to Thrive as a Library Professional: Achieving Success and Satisfaction, signed by the authors; and

A $75 gift certificate for the Strand Book Store, to be redeemed online or in-person If you are interested, please note that ACRL/NY offers three scholarship programs.

Scholarship recipients are expected to produce a short article on their impressions of the day for the ACRL/NY blog (guidelines to be provided).

Please note that there are three different scholarships available, each with its own form:

Student Scholarship
For students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs in library/information science who are considering a career in academic librarianship (three awardees). Apply for the student scholarship HERE

Early Career Librarian Scholarship
For an academic librarian who has been practicing less than five years following receipt of a master’s degree in library/information science (one awardee).
Apply for the early career librarian scholarship form

The Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship
For an academic librarian who has been in practice five years or more, following receipt of a master’s degree in library/information science (one awardee).
Apply for the Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit scholarship HERE 

Application submission deadline: Monday, October 16, 2020
Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before Friday, November 10, 2020.

We look forward to your submission.
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