2019 Conference Scholarship Program
Maricopa County Library Council
The Maricopa County Library Council (MCLC) is sponsoring a scholarship program for library staff who have not yet attended their first national conference. This program will provide financial support to tomorrow’s librarians as they develop the experience, network, and skill set to lead our libraries and our profession.
What does the scholarship program provide?
MCLC will award one (1), $1,500 scholarship for attendance at a national conference of professional interest.
Who is eligible?
Library staff who are employed by a library that is a member of MCLC and have not yet attended their first national conference. Applicants must have worked for their Library for at least six months and must have their library director’s permission to attend the conference.
Scholarship recipients’ responsibilities:
- Attendance at a variety of programs and exhibits at the conference.
- Presentation about the conference to MCLC at an upcoming meeting.
- Written report to recipient’s supervisor and library director.
How to apply:
Fill out the attached application and submit it to your library director for their approval. Email the application and a letter of support from your supervisor or director to David Bickford at firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, February 28, 2019.
A Selection Committee comprised of MCLC members will select scholarship recipients on the basis of application review. Scholarship winners will receive notification in writing from the chair of MCLC.