Student Scholarships | Diversity Scholarships

The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians is pleased to offer three student scholarships and two diversity scholarships for library professionals to attend its 2019 Annual Conference in Lexington, KY.

Scholarship recipients will be required to submit a brief report outlining their conference experience, within 30 days of the end of the conference. This review will be published on the conference web site.

Important Dates
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
Notification Deadline: March 15, 2019
Acceptance Deadline: April 1, 2019

Please contact Treshani Perera, Chair of Scholarship Subcommittee (treshani.perera@uky.edu), with any questions.

OVGTSL 2019 Annual Conference Scholarship Subcommittee
Treshani Perera (Chair)
Julene Jones
Kathleen Richardson

OVGTSL 2019 Library Student Scholarships

The Ohio Valley Group of Technical Services Librarians is pleased to offer a maximum of three student scholarships to attend its 2019 Annual Conference in Lexington, KY. Scholarships cover conference registration and lodging for two nights (May 12 and 13) with accommodations at the conference hotel DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel (2601 Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40509).

Any full or part-time student enrolled at an ALA-accredited library and information science school in Indiana, Kentucky or Ohio as of Spring 2019 (including those graduating in Spring 2019) is eligible to apply. Applicants are not required to reside in the Ohio Valley region.

Applicants are expected to include a resume and a short statement (250 words) summarizing how they would benefit from attending this conference.

Online student scholarship application form is available here.

The State Assisted Academic Library Council of Kentucky, Inc. (SAALCK) generously sponsors the OVGTSL 2019 Student Scholarships.

OVGTSL 2019 Annual Conference Diversity Scholarships for Library Professionals

The University of Kentucky (UK) Libraries is pleased to offer two diversity scholarships to attend the 2019 OVGTSL Annual Conference in Lexington, KY. Scholarships cover full conference registration and lodging for two nights (May 12 and 13) with accommodations at the conference hotel DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel (2601 Richmond Rd, Lexington, KY 40509).

Diversity scholarships will be awarded to library professionals 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-time or part-time in the library field is eligible to apply.

Applicants should include a resume, a short statement (250 words) summarizing how they would benefit from attending this conference, and a statement about their specific qualification as part of an underrepresented group or marginalized identity in librarianship.

Online diversity scholarship application form is available here.

The University of Kentucky Libraries (UK Libraries) generously sponsors the OVGTSL 2019 Diversity Scholarships. UK Libraries fosters an environment of tolerance, fairness and respect, promoting access to collections, programs and services without regard to race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, beliefs, abilities, or lifestyle.