Scholarships

The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians is pleased to offer three library student scholarships and two diversity scholarships to attend the 2020 OVGTSL Annual Conference. All scholarships cover full conference registration and lodging for two nights (May 17 and 18).

University of Kentucky School of Information Science, Northern Ohio Technical Services Librarians (NOTSL), and OhioNET have generously sponsored diversity scholarships.

OhioNET and NASIG have generously sponsored diversity scholarships.

Scholarship recipients will be required to submit a brief review of the conference and their experience within 30 days of the end of the conference.

Questions regarding scholarships may be directed to Erin Kilkenny, Scholarship Chair: ekilkenny@ohiolink.edu

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline: March 2, 2020
  • Notification Deadline: March 16, 2020
  • Acceptance Deadline: March 30, 2020

Student Scholarships

Any full or part-time student enrolled at an ALA-accredited library/information science school in Indiana, Kentucky, or Ohio as of Spring 2020 (including those graduating in Spring 2020) is eligible to apply. Applicants are not required to reside in the Ohio Valley region.

Applicants should include a resume and a short statement (no more than 250 words) summarizing how they would benefit from attending this conference.

Student Scholarship Application

Diversity Scholarships

Diversity scholarships will be awarded to a library student or professional from underrepresented groups and marginalized identities, including but not limited to: people of color, LGBTQIA+, ability/disability, and others who are traditionally underrepresented in libraries. Any individual currently employed full or part time in the library field or enrolled full or part time in an ALA accredited library/information science graduate program is eligible to apply.

Applicants should include a resume and a short statement (no more than 250 words) summarizing how they would benefit from attending this conference.

Diversity Scholarship Application

Scholarships Subcommittee

  • Erin Kilkennny (Chair), OhioLINK
  • Grace Brinker, Cuyahoga County Public Library
  • Colleen Fedewa, Case Western Reserve University
  • Yuezeng Yang, Cleveland State University