Harrassowitz Charleston Conference Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2014 award winner Charlotte Roh, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000

HARRASSOWITZ is pleased to offer once again a $1,000 travel scholarship to attend the Annual Charleston Conference that takes place November 5-8, 2014 in Charleston, SC. The scholarship will be awarded to a librarian or paraprofessional who is currently working in a library and who has not yet attended a Charleston Conference.

Pursuant to the 2014 Charleston Conference theme of “The Importance of Being Earnest”, applicants are asked to write an essay of no more than 1,000 words on the following topic:

What does “The Importance of Being Earnest” mean to libraries and vendors?

Essays should be sent to by July 19, 2014 and should be accompanied by a one-page resume. HARRASSOWITZ will notify the winner of the scholarship on July 31, 2014.

All applications will be acknowledged and will be reviewed by a panel of librarians. The scholarship must be used for the 2014 conference. Only applications from first-time Charleston attendees will be accepted.


Important Dates for 2015:

April 15 - Call for Papers Opens

April 30 - Call for Preconference Deadline

June 1 - Registration Opens

July 17 - Call for Papers Deadline (5:00 pm EST)

Aug 17 - JPDF Application Deadline

Sept 18 - Early Bird Registration Deadline

Sept 28 - Charleston Premiers Application Deadline