2014 CATLA ATLA Scholarship Application
Scholarship Coverage: CATLA is offering one scholarship to encourage librarians to attend an ATLA
Annual Conference for the first time. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration and all
other legitimate conference-related expenses up to $1000. The scholarship winner will be expected to
report back to the CATLA membership following the conference.
Eligibility: A successful applicant must be either an employee of a CATLA member institution in good
standing or an individual CATLA member in good standing. In addition, the applicant must have either an
accredited MLS or demonstrated commitment to the library profession through courses or work
experience. Current CATLA Board members are not eligible for the scholarship.
Application should be postmarked or sent by email as an attachment no later than February 28th.
Please send to:
At-Large CATLA Board Member
Feehan Library, USML/Mundelein Seminary
1000 E. Maple Ave.
Mundelein, IL 60060
I am: a student a librarian a part time worker a full time worker
Place of employment (or school name and degree program if a full time student):
Library, Department, or Degree Program
City, State, Zip
If you have a library degree, please note the date you received it and the granting institution:
My employer does does not provide financial assistance to attend ATLA conferences.
What do you hope to gain from attending an ATLA conference?
Why is this scholarship necessary to help you attend?
(Preference will be given to applicants with a genuine need for financial assistance. If your institution is currently an institutional,
international institutional, or affiliate member who loyally subscribes to both the ATLA Religion Database® (ATLA RDB®)
andATLASerials® (ATLAS®), please indicate if you will be redeeming the loyalty benefits available through the ATLA Member
Product Loyalty Program.)
What accomplishments either at work or school can be used to demonstrate your interest in librarianship?
This scholarship is intended is intended for someone who has not attended an ATLA conference before.
By signing this form, you are confirming that you have not previously attended an ATLA conference:
Please review the application with your supervisor and have him/her sign below.
As supervisor of the applicant, I am committed to supporting the above applicant in his/her desire to
attend the ATLA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA this year. This includes providing the time away
from work in order to attend the conference.
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