Conable Conference Scholarship

Conable Conference Scholarship Offered through the Freedom to Read Foundation
Would you like to become an intellectual Freedom Advocate? Applications are now open for the 2018 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship, sponsored by FTRF. The scholarship provides funding for an LIS student or recent graduate to attend the ALA’s Annual Conference June 21-26 in New Orleans, LA including conference registration, transportation, and housing for six nights, along with a $300 stipend for meals and other expenses. In return, the recipient will be expected to attend FTRF and other intellectual freedom meetings and events at the conference, consult with a mentor/board member, and provide a report about their experiences. The deadline for submitting an application for the 2018 Conable Conference Scholarship is Friday, April 27, 2018; the award will be announced by the second week in May.


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