New FIAA Alumni Grant for OLA SuperConference – Apply by Dec 13th!

New FIAA Alumni Grant for OLA SuperConference – Apply by Dec 13th! | Faculty of Information.

The Faculty of Information Alumni Association (FIAA) and the Ontario Library Association (OLA) are pleased to offer a new Alumni Conference Grant for graduates of the iSchool, to be used for full OLA SuperConference 2011 registration* to attend the annual conference. This year, the 2011 conference will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, from February 2 to 5, in Toronto.

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

~ be graduates of the iSchool or its predecessors (FIS, FLIS, FLS, SLIS, and Museum Studies) at University of Toronto

~ not have received a similar grant in the past three years (e.g., non-employer / company-provided grant)

~ submit a letter of application indicating need and potential benefit (e.g., one page letter where applicant explains why the grant would be benefical to his or her career)

~ commit to writing a brief article (maximum 300 words) for Informed, the FIAA alumni magazine

Deadline: Monday, December 13, 2010

To apply:  submit a letter indicating how you would use this opportunity to attend, how it could benefit you in your career path, and your current CV/resume. The letter and resume must be received by Dec. 13th by email to:

or in person or by mail:

Faculty of Information Alumni Association
140 St. George Street, Bissell Building, Room 211
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON  M5S 3G6

A decision about the conference registration recipient will be announced in early January 2011.

* Other costs such as travel, accommodation or food will not be included.