Conference Funding: SALALM Conference Scholarship, Mar 16

Conference Funding: SALALM Conference Scholarship

Deadline: Applications due March 16, 2020.

Since its founding in 1956, the Seminar on the Acquisition of Latin American Library Materials (SALALM) has engaged in a wide variety of projects and programs designed to advance the scholarly study of Latin America, the Caribbean, Iberia and the Latino/a diasporas. SALAM is offering a scholarship that enables master’s candidates in an ALA-accredited library and information studies program or an archival studies program to attend the next SALALM annual conference, June 5-8, 2020, hosted by the University of California, Davis.

Who Should Apply:

Students who have career aspirations involving service to academic users
seeking information about or researching topics involving Latin America,
the Caribbean, Iberia, or their diasporas are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited master’s program (or equivalent) in the United States or Canada; have completed at least one quarter or semester of study; and demonstrate competency in at least one of the region’s major languages.

Required Application Materials:

  • Completed application form
  • Current resume
  • One letter of reference
  • Personal statement
  • Unofficial transcripts

For full information about SALALM and the SALALM Scholarship’s application requirements, see SALALM Conference Attendance Scholarship and SALALM Scholarship Past Winners.

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