Oregon State University and the Digital Library Federation are
sponsoring five scholarships to promote gender and cultural diversity.
Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to cover travel costs and
conference fees for one qualified attendee to attend the 2012 Code4Lib
Conference, which will be held in Seattle, Washington, from
Monday,February 6 through Thursday, February 9. The Code4Lib
scholarship committee will award two scholarships per category,
awarding the remaining scholarship to the best remaining candidate in
either category. The Code4Lib scholarship committee will award these
scholarships based on merit and need.
ELIGIBILITYApplicants, if eligible, may apply for both scholarships,
but no applicant will receive more than one scholarship. Past winners
of either scholarship are not eligible for either scholarship.
Scholarship recipients will be required to write a short trip report
to be submitted to the scholarships committee by February 17, 2012.
CONFERENCE INFOFor more information on the Code4Lib Conference,
please see the conference website:http://code4lib.org/conference/2012
and write-ups of previous Code4Lib Conferences:
THE OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE DIGITAL LIBRARY FEDERATION
DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS The Gender Diversity Scholarships will provide
up to $1,000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for two
qualified applicants to attend the 2012 Code4Lib Conference. Any woman
or transgendered person who is interested in actively contributing to
the mission and goals of the Code4Lib Conference is encouraged to
apply. THE OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE DIGITAL LIBRARY FEDERATION
MINORITY SCHOLARSHIPS The Minority Scholarships will provide up to
$1,000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for two qualified
applicants to attend the 2012 Code4Lib Conference. To qualify for this
scholarship, an applicant must be interested in actively contributing
to the mission and goals of the Code4Lib Conference and must be of
Hispanic or Latino, Black orAfrican-American, Asian, Native Hawaiian
or Pacific Islander, or American Indian or Alaskan Native descent.
HOW TO APPLY To apply, please send an email to Jeremy Frumkin
([log in to unmask]) with the following:- Indication of
which scholarship (Gender or Minority or both) to which you are
applying- A brief letter of interest, which:
1. Describes your interest in the conference and how you intend to participate
2. Discusses your statement of need
3. Indicates your eligibility- A résumé or CV- Contact information
for two professional or academic references The application deadline
is Dec. 9, 2012. The scholarship committee will notify successful
candidates the week of Dec. 19, 2012.
Bulk mail. Postage paid.