Scholarships

ACRL/NY offers three scholarship programs. Awardees receive a waiver of registration fees to attend the Symposium. Awardees are expected to attend the entire day and to produce a short article on their impressions of the event for the ACRL/NY blog (guidelines to be provided).

Please note that awardees will be responsible for their own travel and lodging expenses.

Student Scholarship – For students currently enrolled in graduate degree programs in library/information science who are considering a career in academic librarianship ( four awardees).

Early Career Librarian Scholarship – For an academic librarian with under five years of post-MLIS experience (one awardee). This year’s early career scholarship has been generously provided by the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), which connects libraries and librarians in and around New York City.

The Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship – For an academic librarian with over five years of post-MLIS experience (one awardee).

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Application submission deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016

Scholarship recipients will be notified on or before: Wednesday, November 23, 2016.

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