The Library & Leadership Management Section (LAMS) of the New York Library Association is seeking candidates for two scholarships to attend NYLA’s 2018 Conference in Rochester for first time attendees. One award will be given to Directors/Branch Managers; the second is for Library Assistants/support staff. This award covers the full conference registration fee; hotel room; LAMS luncheon and $100.00 towards travel. All applicants must submit an application in the form of a letter which includes:
- Why you wish to attend conference
- How the experience will benefit your work
- How you will share what you learn with co-workers and/or colleagues
- Your professional goals
- How attending conference will help you achieve those goals
To apply for these scholarships, submit the application via email to Julie Dempsey at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 30, 2018 All applicants will be reviewed by the LAMS’ Scholarship Committee. The winners of these scholarships will be selected by July 31, 2018.
This would a terrific opportunity for members of Local 1482 who have never attended a NYLA conference before. Please share this information with colleagues and friends you think may be interested!