Apply for one of these scholarships this month to subsidize the costs to attend the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) Conference or other continuing education event:
- Education of Rural Librarians Scholarship (Gloria Hoegh Memorial Fund) For library employees working in a community with a current population of 5,000 or less. Scholarship amount determined annually; $1,050 in 2010. Application deadline: June 1, 2011 note: Gloria Hoegh served as the first coordinator of the Winnefox Library System, from 1978 through 1998.
- George Bauer Continuing Education Scholarship Scholarship amount determined annually; $800 in 2010. Application deadline: June 1, 2011
- Wisconsin Small Libraries Section Scholarship WISL offers $300 and $150 to attend the WLA Conference. Deadline: August 6, 2011 note: one of the 2010 recipients included Jeanne Williamson, recently-retired director of Leon-Saxeville Library in Pine River.
- Resource Sharing Round Table Scholarship RSRT offers $150 for a member of RSRT to attend the WLA Conference. Deadline: August 15, 2011