Minority Scholarship

The Minneapolis LOEX Committee and the LOEX Director congratulate the recipient of the 2019 scholarship:
- Jasmine Kirby, Iowa State University

A big thank you to everyone who submitted an application.

The CITY LOEX Committee, with the support of the LOEX Conference director, has reserved one PAID registration for a librarian or library school student who is a member of an under-represented minority group and/or who has done significant work to bring library services or information literacy opportunities to minorities. The scholarship will include a travel/lodging stipend of $250. Any additional conference-related expenses are the responsibility of the recipient. 

Interested librarians and graduate students currently enrolled in ALA-accredited MLIS programs are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who have been members of the profession for fewer than five years, and whose information literacy interests include outreach to underserved minority populations.

To apply, please send:

  • A current CV, including number of years in the profession
  • A 500-word essay describing your interest in Information Literacy Services

Submissions will be accepted by email only and should be addressed to: LOEX YEAR Minority Scholarship Chair, SCHOLARSHIP CONTACT PERSON, SCHOLARSHIP EMAIL.

Deadline for submission is SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE. The recipient will be notified by email and announced on the LOEX YEAR Conference website by SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT.