New England Science Boot Camp- application deadline: April 30, 2018

This is a wonderful opportunity for New England area LIS students, early career librarians and library staff to learn more about science and engineering librarianship and to network with those already in the profession.


The New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians Planning Committee is

offering multiple Fellow Scholarships for library students, early career librarians, and library staff, with an interest in science or engineering librarianship to attend the 2018 New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.

The scholarship will cover full registration, including food and lodging only; travel and other expenses will be borne by the Fellow.  Each Fellow will be assigned a mentor for the duration of the conference. For details about Science Boot Camp, please see the registration guide at

Your application should include:

  • current resume

  • letter of intent

  • Students: a letter of recommendation from one of your library school instructors

  • Early career librarians and staff: a letter of recommendation from your supervisor including commitment confirmation to attend Science Boot Camp


Send these by April 30, 2018 to Barbara Merolli at

Notification of scholarship awards will be made by May 14, 2018. Each Fellow will meet (either virtually or in person) with a mentor before, during and after the

Science Boot Camp. The recipient will submit a document about their experience on the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – New England Region (NNLM-NER) blog.

Questions about the scholarship program should be directed to Barbara Merolli at

Questions specifically about New England Science

Boot Camp for Librarians should be directed to  Ellen Lutz at


Thank you for considering New England Science Boot Camp for Librarians.


Barbara Merolli on behalf of the New England Science Boot Camp Planning Committee.