Sunday, November 27, 2016

Student-to-Staff Program Opportunity!

Student-to-Staff Program

Are you interested in a scholarship to attend the 2017 ALA Conference?
If so, apply now!

What Does the Student-to-Staff Program Recipient Receive?
  • Free annual conference registration
  • $50 per diem [4 days (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monda) x $50=$200]
  • Free housing for 5 nights (Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday)
    • Recipient agrees to share a hotel room with another Student-to-Staff Program student. If student does not want to share a room they must provide alternative housing for the entirety of the trip.
  • NOTE: Students are responsible for all transportation costs (airfares, taxis, etc.) and hotel amenities (Wi-Fi and entertainment)

Student-to-Staff Program Qualifications
  • Current ALA member
  • Current GLISA member
  • Cannot have previously participated in the Student-to-Staff program
  • Must be an ALA member and current students during the 2017 ALA Annual Conference (June 22-June 27)
  • Must arrive in Chicago on Thursday, June 22 and depart no earlier than Tuesday, June 27th, 2017.
  • Must work 16 hours at the ALA Conference over the span of 4 days (Fri-Mon)

How to apply

Submit an essay, video, or virtual presentation (with audio) to answering the questions below by
5:00 PM (CST) December 5th, 2016

  • Why do you wish to attend the ALA Conference?
  • How do you expect to benefit from the experience?
  • How you will share your experience with GLISA?

Deadline: 5:00 PM (CST) December 5th, 2016

For more information on the Student-to-Staff Program please visit:

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