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.


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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