Student Scholarships

Call for Applications: Student Scholarships
2009 Florida Library Association Conference:
May 5 – 8, 2009

The Suncoast Information Specialists is accepting applications for three student scholarships to attend the 2009 Florida Library Association Conference at the Doubletree Hotel (entrance to Universal), Orlando, Florida. The maximum amount of the award is $150.

Application deadline: March 30, 2009
Announcement of winners: April 6, 2009

Student Eligibility and Requirements
–Applicants must be enrolled in a Master’s program in Library Science at an ALA accredited institution in the state of Florida.
–Applicants must be members of the Suncoast Information Specialists, or must obtain membership at the time of submission.
–Successful grant recipients will share their experiences at the Conference with fellow SIS members by writing a brief article for the bi-monthly SIS newsletter.
Download Application Form at

Please submit application form to See the Application Form for specific details.

Include a short essay that addresses a) the motivation for your current career path, and your professional expectations, and b) how attending the Florida Libraries Association Conference will benefit your career.
Deadline for submission is March 30, 2009.
Applications will be judged by the Scholarship committee.
If you have any additional questions, please contact the SIS Scholarship Administrator, Caroline Reed at

Caroline Reed
Interim Director of Public Services
Jane Bancroft Cook Library*
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34243-2109
(941) 487-4568
(941) 487-4307 (fax)
*(a shared service of New College of Florida & University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee)

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