First-time Attendee Scholarship - Eligibility

To qualify for the First-time Attendee Scholarship, an applicant:

  • Must be currently employed at a LOUIS library
  • Has never attended the LOUIS User Conference

First-time Attendee Scholarship - Requirements

To apply for the First-time Attendee Scholarship, an applicant:

  • Must complete the scholarship application form.
  • Must provide a brief essay (250-350 words) about how they believe attending LUC will help them serve their library and consortium, what they hope to gain from attending the conference, and how cost might represent a hardship or barrier to attendance.
  • Must submit all application requirements by June 30th.

Library Support Staff Scholarship - Eligibility

To qualify for the Library Support Staff Scholarship Scholarship, an applicant:

  • Must be currently employed at a LOUIS library
  • Demonstrate outstanding or ongoing contributions to their library and/or the consortium utilizing LOUIS resources.

Library Support Staff Scholarship - Requirements

To apply for the Library Support Staff Scholarship, an applicant:

  • May be nominated by their Dean or Director, or may self-nominate, via the scholarship application form.
  • Must provide a brief essay (250-350 words) about contributions made to their library and/or the consortium, how attending LUC will help them further serve their library and the consortium, and how cost might represent a hardship or barrier to attendance.
  • Must submit all application requirements by June 30th.

Selection

The LUC Awards committee will review each application and award the scholarship based upon merit or financial need. Each scholarship will be awarded to ONE applicant.

Benefit

Each scholarship recipient may seek reimbursement for the following, with a maximum total benefit of $400.00. Recipients will only receive reimbursement for actual costs, based on receipts provided to the Conference Coordinator.

  • Registration Costs (waived in registration system)
  • Lodging (based on current state rate of $98.00 per night)
  • Meal Per Diem (not including meals provided during the conference)
  • Mileage
  • Maximum Total Benefit: $400.00

 

The application period for LUC 2017 has ended. We hope you apply for LUC 2018!