Friends of ALSC Institute Scholarship
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Scholarship recipients must be personal or student ALSC members who work directly with children in a library setting. The scholarships will include Institute registration (at the early bird rate) and a $1,000 travel stipend to cover airfare and hotel lodging. All applications are due by May 9, 2018.

If you have problems with the online application please contact Alena Rivers ( in the ALSC office before the due date.

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  • Applicant Information

    Applicants must be personal or student members of ALSC to apply.
  • To promote ALSC’s continued dedication to equity and diversity, Friends of ALSC will be offering a third scholarship of the same amount to a North Carolina member who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. ALSC hopes that this scholarship will continue to support the LGBTQ community in North Carolina following the cancellation of the 2016 National Institute due to the state’s discriminatory legislation.

  • Experience

    Please answer the following questions about your professional experience.
  • Statement of Commitment

    I verify all information I have provided is accurate. I understand if I am selected to receive the Friends of ALSC Scholarship, I am required to work with the ALSC staff to attend the Institute in its entirety, write an ALSC blog post about my experience, and be willing to serve on ALSC committees in the future. I have checked with my supervisor to ensure that if selected, I am able to attend the Institute.
  • Submission

    Once you click the submit button your application will be sent to the selection committee. You will receive confirmation that your proposal has been received. If the form will not submit, please scroll up to see required fields marked with a read asterisks that have been left blank. All required fields must be filled out.

    If you have any questions, please contact Alena Rivers, ALSC Deputy Director, at All proposals must be submitted by May 9, 2018.