OPLA Scholarships

    Joyce Kipps Memorial Scholarships: 
In partnership with Library Bound, two scholarships have been developed to help off-set costs for an OLA member to attend one of two signature events. 

    Public Library Association (PLA) Conference Grant
A grant of up to $3,000 is available to subsidize the cost of one individual to attend to the Public Library Association Conference that is held biennially in the United States.  The grant will be awarded by a random draw of qualified nominees submitted to OLA/OPLA by November 15th every 2 years. 
The next PLA Conference is held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from March 20-24, 2018.