In keeping with our mission to promote professional involvement for its members, the Bay Area Young Adult Librarians professional group (BAYA) is offering one 2014 conference scholarship allowing one BAYA member to attend the California Library Association Conference in Oakland this coming November 7 - 9.
BAYA will pay early bird conference registration for the scholarship winner. The winner will submit proof of registration for reimbursement.
Through this scholarship, BAYA aims to help young adult librarians attend workshops directly related for their professional growth, expand their networking skills, and become more a part of the California library community through conference attendance.
ALL members of BAYA are eligible for this scholarship, as long as they are first-time conference attendees whose institutions will not cover the cost of conference attendance for them. If you are not a member of BAYA but would like to apply for the scholarship, you can join today for the low price of $15 a year! That’s the best deal for a professional organization anywhere! You can find our membership form here: http://x.baya.org/BAYAMembership.pdf.
Please download and submit the scholarship application.
Applications need to be received by Friday August 1,
The criteria for who may apply is as follows:
- Must be member in good standing (dues paid for 2014) - DUES ARE ONLY $15!!!!!
- Must be attending conference for first time
- Be in need of financial aid – no institutional support or unemployed
- Winners will be expected write a short report after conference about their experience to share with members of the BAYA librarian community and on the BAYA website.