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District 4 Stipend

The District 4 TLA stipend is designed to assist currently enrolled library/information science school students to attend the Texas Library Association Conference that is held in Texas every year by covering the cost of the registration fee and one-night hotel stay. The number of award recipients and whether the award will include both regional and state conferences will be determined by the amount raised through district-wide fundraisers annually.

Applicants Must

  • Submit a completed and signed application
  • Be a current Texas Library Association Member.
  • Be currently  enrolled in an MLS, MSIS, or MLIS graduate program in Texas.
  • Be a resident of a Texas Library Association’s District 4 region, which include the Counties of Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Calhoun, Cameron, De Witt, Duval, Goliad, Gonzales, Hidalgo, Jackson, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Lavaca, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Victoria, Webb, Willacy, and Zapata.
  • Be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Legal Resident, DACA or Eligible Non-Citizen.

Additional Applicant Information

  • It is not required to be currently working or volunteering at a library, in order to submit an application.
  • Stipend recipient will be asked to represent TLA as a volunteer at TLA table events, during conference as well as present a poster session at the regional fall conference.
  • Recipient will be responsible for providing his/her own transportation to and from conference and for covering costs for lodging and meals.

Application Deadline

The application deadline for 2021 will be posted soon.

Questions?  Email District 4

 

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