[Libs-Or] Apply now for the ACRL-OR Professional Development Scholarship

ACRLOR Communication acrlorcommunication at olaweb.org
Tue Nov 5 10:27:00 PST 2019

ACRL-Oregon is delighted to announce a new round of Professional
Development Scholarship awards.   Thanks to a matching-fund grant from the
State Library of Oregon, ACRL-Oregon is able to offer up to $675  for each
award for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Applications are accepted at three
points throughout the year (see below for specific deadlines); *we are
currently soliciting applications for the November 29th deadline.* Applications
will be reviewed within two weeks after the application deadline.

*How can the scholarship be used?  *

The ACRL-Oregon Professional Development Scholarship may be used toward
conferences, workshops, courses, seminars, or other learning opportunities
(including e-learning opportunities) appropriate to the applicant. The
funding priority is registration and transportation costs incurred by the

For examples of how past recipients have used their awards, see these posts
on the ACRL-Oregon blog:

   - Serenity Ibsen
   Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) annual conference as a
   director representing the Association of Independent Colleges of Art
   - Kim Olson-Charles
   Personal Librarian and First-Year Experience conference
   - Maureen Flanagan Battistella
   American Association for State and Local History conference, presentation
   on digital collections of local history
   - Kate Rubick
   ACRL national conference, panel presentation on library-faculty teaching
   collaboration using BEAM
   - Darci Adolf
   e-course on copyright

Professional Development Scholarships will not be awarded for ACRL-OR/WA
Fall Conference attendance as this annual event has its own scholarships.

*Who is eligible?*

   - All ACRL-Oregon members in good standing.
   - Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously
   received a Professional Development Scholarship from ACRL-Oregon.

Communications Coordinator, ACRL-Oregon
Email:  acrlorcommunication at olaweb.org
Website:  http://acrloregon.org/
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