Monday, March 23, 2009

OLSSI Scholarships

OLSSI Scholarships are awards covering the entire $225 registration fee for the annual Ohio Library Support Staff Institute. This will allow three people to attend the 2009 Institute free of charge.

To apply, you must meet the following criteria:
  1. Be presently employed as a library support staff member.
  2. Be a first-time attendee of the Ohio Library Support Staff Institute.
  3. Agree to contribute to the planning the 2010 Institute as a Steering Committee member.

How to Apply:

Please write, in 200 words or less, why you would like to attend the Institute, and how you think attending OLSSI will help you and enhance your library/work performance.

  • All applications must be written by the applicant, not their supervisor(s).
  • The Scholarship Contest begins at 8:00 AM, March 21, 2009
  • Deadline for scholarship entry is 5:00 PM, April 21, 2009
  • Winners will be announced on or before April 24, 2009.
  • Remember to provide the information listed below, along with your essay.

Please send via e-mail to
Good luck & we hope to see you at Denison University for OLSSI 2009 !

Name: ____________________
Title: ____________________
E-Mail Address: _____________________
Library/Institution: __________________
Address: __________________________
City/State/Zip: _____________________
Phone: ___________________________

ESSAY: 200 words or less.
Why would you like to attend the 2009 Ohio Library Support Staff Institute?
How do you think attending OLSSI will help you & enhance your work?

OLSSI dates:

Scholarship contest: March 21 – April 21, 2009. Announcement April 24, 2009.
Early Bird Registration: April 1st - May 15th.
Registration- May 15th - July 15th.
OLSSI 2009: August 2 – 4, 2009

For more information, contact Michael Bradshaw, OLSSI

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