[Koha] [Koha-devel] Code4Lib Scholarships available

Galen Charlton gmc at esilibrary.com
Fri Dec 2 11:56:30 NZDT 2011


To add one clarification, since Equinox is not holding any registration 
slots for the conference, the "free registration to Code4Lib" will be 
done by reimbursing the awardees $150 each for the registration fee. 
This reimbursement is in _addition_ to the $750 for travel and 
accommodations.  This does mean that in order to be considered for the 
scholarship, one must already be registered or on the waitlist, and the 
awards can only be made to individuals who have an active registration 
by January 5th.



On 12/01/2011 03:28 PM, Galen Charlton wrote:
> Please excuse the cross-posting.
> Equinox Software is offering 2 scholarships to the code4lib conference
> in February.
> The scholarships will reimburse travel and accommodation expenses up to
> $750.00 USD for a full-time employee from public libraries using either
> Evergreen or Koha to attend the Code4Lib Conference in Seattle,
> Washington, USA, from February 6-9, 2012. The awardees will also receive
> free registration to Code4Lib.
> The applicants must be presently working in a public library that is
> currently using or is actively committed to moving to either Evergreen
> or Koha as their ILS.
> The applicants must indicate any amount and source of additional funding
> which, combined with the Scholarship, will permit them to cover their
> expenses to attend the Conference. (This will not reduce the amount of
> the award.)
> Preference will be given to underfunded libraries or libraries in budget
> crisis.
> The email application should include a current resume, including all
> contact information, education, and experience, along with an essay as
> described below.
> The applicants will write up to 750 words of narrative in English to
> address the following:
> • Description of the library’s mission and commitment to open source
> solutions
> • How attendance may benefit the applicant
> • How the applicant intends to share the benefit of the experience with
> colleagues
> • Description of funding constraints, budgetary limitations, or
> travel/hiring freezes pertinent to the applicant’s situation
> APPLICATION ADDRESS: Please send resumes and essays to Grace Dunbar
> before December 31, 2011 by email attachment to c4lgrant at esilibrary.com
> NOTIFICATION: The successful applicants will be notified by January 5,
> 2012.
> Feel free to re-post this announcement and/or our press release
> (http://esilibrary.com/esi/newsitem.php?id=2182)
> Regards,
> Galen

Galen Charlton
Director of Support and Implementation
Equinox Software, Inc. / The Open Source Experts
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