For immediate release | November 15, 2016

EBSCO offers seven scholarships to attend 2017 ALA Annual Conference — winners receive up to $1,000 for conference-related expenses

CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) and EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) are partnering to offer seven scholarships for librarians to attend the 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. The scholarship allows more librarians to take advantage of the opportunities for continuing education, meetings and interactions with colleagues at the meeting, which will take place from June 22 – 27, 2017.

Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to defray the cost of for conference registration, travel and expenses. One of the seven scholarships will be awarded to a first-time conference attendee. The scholarship recipients will be honored by EBSCO and ALA representatives during the conference at a breakfast on Sunday, June 25.

The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2016 and entries will be judged by a jury designated by ALA. Candidates must submit an essay that answers the question: How will attending this ALA Conference contribute to my professional development?

To apply or learn more about the scholarships, click on this link

About EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 900,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.

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Cheryl Malden

Program Officer