Underrepresented Groups Scholarship

  The LOEX 2022 Committee and the LOEX Director congratulate the recipient of the 2022 scholarship:
- Brittani Sterling, UNLV

 Thank you to everyone who submitted an application.

The LOEX 2022 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. Each scholarship recipient will also receive 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 & 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:
Elizabeth Walker-Papke, LOEX 2022 Underrepresented Groups Scholarship Chair, scholarship2022@loexconference.org

Deadline for submission is February 4, 2022. The recipient will be notified by email & announced on the conference website by February 15, 2022.