Lake Placid First Time Conference Stipend

[Previously known as the Dewey Fellowship]

Purpose

To encourage future librarians to attend NYLA’s Annual Conference by providing registration to all non-ticketed events and up to $500 for travel and lodging. Awarded to one library school student from each of the eight MLS programs in NYS.

Criteria 

•    Each dean selects a recipient to represent their college. [Nomination instructions distributed to each eligible school.]
•    Student must be a NYLA member.
•    Student must be attending the NYLA Annual Conference for the first time.
•    Each student is asked to write a post-conference reflection to be included in NYLA publications.

Recognition

•    Stipend includes registration to all non-ticketed events and up to $500 for travel and lodging.
•    Recipients will be acknowledged on NYLA's website, at the Annual Conference (through the program, new members reception or Annual Membership Meeting) and in the NYLA Voice.