Friends of ALSC Preconference Scholarship Application


Applicant Information

Applicants must be personal or student members of ALSC to apply.
First Name *
Last Name *
Street Address
Apartment/House Number
Zip Cope
Phone Number *
Email *
ALA Membership Number
Number of years you have been an ALSC member
Number of years you have been an ALA member
Do you currently work in a library directly with children? *


Please answer the following questions about your professional experience.
List all current and/or previous volunteer experience in ALSC and your community.
(250 word max)
Please describe what you hope to learn from attending the ALSC Preconference. (250 word max)
Please describe why the committee should choose you to receive this scholarship, including your needs both financially and professionally. (250 word max)
Please describe your commitment to children's librarianship. (250 word max)

Statement of Commitment

I verify all information I have provided is accurate. I understand if I am selected to receive the Friends of ALSC Scholarship, I am required to work with the ALSC staff to arrange my registration, attend the Preconference in its entirety, write an ALSC blog post about my experience, and be willing to serve on ALSC committees in the future. I have checked with my supervisor to ensure that if selected, I am able to attend the Preconference on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Submitted By *
First *
Last *


Once you click the submit button your application will be sent to the selection committee. You will receive confirmation that your proposal has been received. If the form will not submit, please scroll up to see required fields marked with a read asterisks that have been left blank. All required fields must be filled out.

If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Najduch, ALSC program officer, at All proposals must be submitted by May 3, 2013.