Colorado RIPL Regional 2017 Travel Stipend Application

 

RIPL CO Travel App

Thank you for your interest in applying for a Colorado RIPL Regional travel stipend, sponsored by the Colorado State Library and the Colorado Library Consortium. Up to 14 travel stipends are available.

For your convenience, listed below are the items that comprise the online Colorado travel stipend application.

  1. Contact Information – Staff working in a Colorado public library
    • Name:
    • Library:
    • Address:
    • Title:
    • Email:
  2. Contact Information – Colorado resident currently enrolled in an MLIS program
    • Name:
    • MLIS Program:
    • Home Address:
    • Email:
    • Anticipated Graduation Date (MM/YY):
  3. Why are you interested in attending the Colorado RIPL Regional?
  4. How do you plan to implement the knowledge and skills gained at the RIPL Regional in your library? (For MLIS students: How will you implement the knowledge and skills gained at the RIPL Regional in a future position at a public library?)
  5. Please explain why you are applying for a travel stipend. Would you be able to participate in the Colorado RIPL Regional without receiving a travel stipend?

The recommended length of response for each essay question (#3-#5) is 150-250 words.

The scholarship application must be submitted via the online form. Please be aware that you cannot save your answers and return to them at a later time to continue working. Therefore, we strongly recommend writing your answers in a separate document and then copying and pasting them into the scholarship application.

Applications are due by 5 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, and applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by March 3, 2017.

Questions? Please contact:

Amanda Jacobs Foust
RIPL Project Coordinator
ajacobsfoust@coloradostatelibrary.org
720.376.9441

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