Scholarship available for the 2010 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute

ACRL is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship to support participation at the 2010 ACRL/Harvard Leadership Institute.  The scholarship covers the cost of tuition ($2,600) and a $1,500 travel stipend.  In support of ACRL’s commitment to librarians serving diverse communities, the scholarship is for individuals currently working in Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges or Universities, or those employed at Hispanic Serving Institutions.

About the Institute
The Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians is an intensive program held on the campus of Harvard University.  The goal of the institute is to increase your capacity to lead and to manage.  Participants work with program faculty and with other participants-testing new ideas and developing new strategies for taking institutions into the future.  The Institute will be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, August 1-6, 2010.  Complete details about the program are online.

How to Apply
Complete the online scholarship application form.  Please note the form does not allow submissions to be saved and resumed; prepare your answers and have your statement of support before starting the online application.

Deadline
The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 3, 2010. Notifications will be issued in April 2010.

Questions
Please contact Margot Conahan at mconahan@ala.org, or call 312-280-2522 if you have any questions or need additional details.