Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference: Presentation Scholarship Application

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges

Annual Conference Presentation Scholarship Application

Held at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello IL, this year's conference will take place October 3-4, 2019. With a theme of Progress through Persuasion & Perseverance, presentations will focus on:

  • Recognizing key stakeholders and understanding what appeals to them
  • Recovering and re-envisioning your project after an unsuccessful proposal
  • Assessing progress and success
  • Presenting unpopular topics in an impactful way
  • Conquering criticism
  • Overcoming obstacles big or small to achieve success

NILRC invites a graduate student pursuing their Master's Degree in Library or Information Science to apply for a presentation scholarship. This scholarship will provide one graduate student's accommodations and registration fees at our annual conference in Allerton, IL. This will include a one night stay at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center on October 3, the cost of registration and food and beverages for conference hosted meals (this does not include alcohol at the cash bar event). The conference runs from October 3 through October 4. The selected student will be required to present their research that aligns to this year's theme or community college librarianship in general. This scholarship is valued at $250 dollars.

Applications are accepted through this Google form​ or via email by editing and emailing the attached word document application to

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