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Requirements for Teachers & Librarians Scholarship:

Please tell us about your work as a teacher or librarian in 750 words or less. A successful request letter will describe your institution, the community it serves, and your role within it; address the theme and/or speakers for the upcoming Seminar; and explain how you hope your attendance at the Seminar will benefit you and your community. Please also tell us something about your financial need, and whether or not you would be able to attend KWLS without our support.

File name must adhere to the following model: “Lastname_Firstname_cover.doc” and your name must appear at the top-right-hand-corner of the page.

2. LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: One letter of recommendation is required. It may be written by a supervisor, former student, patron, or peer. An effective letter will describe your strengths as a teacher or librarian and the impact you have made on others in your community and/or institution.

In the application form below, you will be asked to provide an email address for your recommender. Once you submit the application, they will receive an email from Submittable with a link to upload the recommendation letter. We strongly encourage you to contact your recommender before you submit your application and alert them to expect this email as it sometimes ends up in spam. They mail also email it to us directly at kschumann@kwls.org.

Please provide the name, phone number, and e-mail address of one additional person who is familiar with you and/or your work. In rare instances, it's helpful for us to contact this person.


We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.