For library board members who live in Northern and small libraries, attending Super Conference can be costly. The OLBA Bursary assists board members in distant and small communities with travel expenses to conference, and allows them to choose from hundreds of professional development events, including the OLBA Board Bootcamp.
2 X Northern Region (includes Northeast and Northwest): $1,250 per person
1 X Any Library Board (excludes Northern libraries) serving a population under 15,000: $500
Visit the OLA website for more information about OLBA member regions.
In addition to the bursary, recipients will be registered for the full OLA Super Conference including a single ticket to the Public Library Award Gala. The bursary award is non-transferrable and is for the exclusive use of the recipient.
Winners will be chosen by random draw and informed prior to the conference.
Bursary winners are responsible for booking their own travel accommodations. A cheque for the bursary amount will be provided within 30 days after Super Conference.
Submissions for the bursary close December 15