Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Travel Scholarship for the NCAAL Conference this August!

Award Announcement (Black Caucus of ALA) --

BCALA's Smiley Student Travel Award plans to support at least one student for the upcoming NCAAL conference August 9-13, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. The winner(s) will receive a $500 award to attend the conference.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be enrolled as a student in an LIS program;
  • Condition of selection, student must have already registered to attend 10th NCAAL (National Conference of African-American Librarians);
  • Submit a 250 word essay reflecting on the theme of the conference: “Beyond Library Walls: Innovative Ways to Engage Our Community” and discuss why you plan to attend;
  • Submit an article to the BCALA Newsletter by deadline for issue after the conference about your experience attending the conference;
Deadline is June 1, 2017 by 11:59pm!  Please send entries and inquiries to Gladys Smiley Bell (GLADYS.BELL@HAMPTONU.EDU).

Winner(s) will be announced at ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL, during BCALA's Membership Meeting, Sunday, June 25, 2017.

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