Underrepresented Groups Scholarship

The LOEX 2021 Conference Committee, with the support of the LOEX Director, has reserved at least one PAID registration for a librarian or library school student who is a member of an underrepresented group and/or who has done significant work to bring library services or information literacy opportunities to underrepresented groups


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 & instruction interests include outreach to underrepresented 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:
Shana Higgins, LOEX 2021 Underrepresented Groups Scholarship Chair, scholarship2021@loexconference.org


Deadline for submission is January 22, 2021. The recipient will be notified by email & announced on the conference website by February 1, 2021.