Thursday, January 2, 2020

RBMS Conference Scholarships Available, with expanded eligibility!

Power, Resistance, and Leadership
RBMS 2020
June 23-26, 2020
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) offers scholarships to subsidize conference attendance by professional librarians, paraprofessionals, and students. RBMS is currently accepting scholarship applications for RBMS 2020: Power, Resistance, and Leadership to be held at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN from June 23-26, 2020.

The deadline to apply for scholarships is January 10, 2020 and applicants will be notified on or before March 6, 2020.

*Please note that eligibility requirements have changed, and awards are available for first-time attendees and returning attendees.*

RBMS is committed to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in its membership and the special collections and archives professions. Accordingly, preference is given to applicants from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, those employed by or volunteering at institutions that primarily serve one or more of these groups, and ACRL/RBMS members. For more information about the RBMS commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, please visit the RBMS website.

All candidates must be:

· Currently enrolled in a library, information science, or archival studies program; a graduate of such a program; OR currently employed or volunteering as a professional or paraprofessional in a rare books, special collections, or archives capacity.

To Apply
Candidates must complete the RBMS 2020 Scholarship Application Form. We recommend that you preview the application form before you begin as it must be completed in one sitting.

Friday, January 10, 2020 (11:59 PST)

Please feel free to share this opportunity widely!

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