The Emporia State University Student Government recently awarded SCALA $1,268 to assist select students with travel costs to national and regional conferences. In an email to the SLIM listserv, Dr. Cecilia Salvatore outlined the scholarship application process:
“Students should apply to receive these scholarships as soon as
possible. Students who will be presenting or who have formally signed
up to volunteer at these conferences will be given preference. A
committee will review the applications.
Email Dr. Cecilia Salvatore (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Matt Upson
(email@example.com) – Please label the email subject heading: “SCALA
Scholarships – Your Name”
1. Your contact information
2. A 2-page statement describing why you should receive financial
assistance to attend a specific conference and how attending that
conference can contribute to your professional growth
3. An abstract of your presentation (if you plan on presenting).
Remember, preference will be given to those who will be presenting.
“Deadline: If you are planning on attending the ALA annual conference
in July, please turn in your applications by June 1. All other
applicants please apply by August 15.”