Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship, Jan 29

Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship

Deadline: Priority application deadline is January 29, 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian librarianship? Know someone else who might be? The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.

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Conference Funding: BRASS Student Travel Award, Feb 15

Funding: BRASS Student Travel Award

Deadline: Applications due by February 15, 2020.

Nominations are currently open for the 2020 Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) Student Travel Award sponsored by SimplyAnalytics. This $1,250 monetary prize is given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master’s degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

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Funding: Office of Fellowships and Awards Information Sessions, Jan 2020

Funding: Office of Fellowships and Awards Information Sessions

The UW Graduate School’s Office of Fellowships and Awards is offering multiple workshops on various aspects of applying for fellowships. Their topics range from recommendations to studying abroad. Some of the sessions will be held on campus, but all of them will have Zoom rooms for those who wish to attend remotely. There is also a list of upcoming deadlines for 8 different fellowships/scholarships.

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Funding: George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship, April 1

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship

Deadline: Applications due by April 1, 2020.

Established by AALL in partnership with Thomson Reuters, the endowed George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship honors the memory of long-time AALL member and distinguished law librarian George A. Strait. The application process opens on January 6, 2020.

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Funding: Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Prototype Funding, Jan 14

Funding: Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship Prototype Funding

Deadline: Applications due by January 14, 2020.

The Buerk Center has funding available to student teams that are entering the Hollomon Health Innovation and Alaska Airlines Environmental Innovation Challenges. This funding is designed to help students create a physical model, object, or device. Prototype funding can spur development and help convey student’s idea to a broader audience.

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