Terry Lajaunie Conference Scholarship

Mississippi Library Association

Terry Lajaunie Annual Conference Scholarship Available

Applicants must be:

  • Working in library career 1+ years
  • Currently employed at a public library

Award (maximum $500):

  • Conference Attendance Fee
  • Annual Association Membership Fee
  • Hotel Reimbursement for the Conference
  • Mileage Reimbursement

Recipient Responsibilities 

  • Scholarship recipients are expected to attend the entire conference. 
  • Scholarship recipients must attend the awards session where their award and attendance will be recognized.
  • Scholarship recipients are required to submit a (minimum 150 word) summary overview of their conference experience for use by MLA to advertise future conferences.  The summary should be e-mailed to MLA (info@misslib.org) no later than 30 days after conference attendance. 
  • Mileage reimbursement paperwork and guidelines will be supplied by MLA and should be returned to the MLA business office no later than 30 days post conference.
  • Recipients will be encouraged to serve on future MLA conference committees and/or events. 

Scholarship Recipients

2023 -  Terry Lajaunie

2022 -  Janessa Ullendorf



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