The deadline to apply for the 2015 Conable Conference Scholarship has been extended until Midnight CST on Wednesday, April 8. To apply, visit www.ftrf.org/?Conable_Scholarship.
The Conable Scholarship provides for ALA Annual Conference registration, transportation, housing for six nights, and a $300 stipend for meals and other expenses. The recipient also will receive a one-year membership in the Freedom to Read Foundation. In return, the recipient will be expected to attend various FTRF and other intellectual freedom meetings and programs at conference, consult with a mentor/board member, and present a report about their experiences and thoughts.
The 2015 ALA Annual Conference will be held June 25-30 in San Francisco, CA.
Students currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information studies degree program or an AASL-recognized master’s programs in school librarianship and new professionals (those who are three or fewer years removed from receiving an LIS degree) are eligible to receive the Conable Scholarship.