Closing Soon: Applications for the JCLC Scholarship Program will close 5/22/22

The window to apply for the TSLAC JCLC Scholarship Program is closing soon! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is planning to fund up to 15 time-sensitive scholarships of up to $3,500 to paid public library staff at accredited libraries to attend the Joint Conference of Libraries of Color (JCLC) in St. Pete Beach, Florida scheduled for October 5-9, 2022.

The deadline to submit completed applications and all required documents is 11:59 p.m. Central Time, Sunday, May 22, 2022. If you are unable to submit your application and/or required documentation via GMS, you may submit documents via mail, e-mail, or fax. Applications must be postmarked by the deadline. Please contact the grants team for more information at

JCLC 2022 Conference logo that reads, the 4th National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color, October 5-9, St. Pete Beach, Florida.


  • Chat with us during Drop-in Office Hours: TSLAC staff will be available at the times listed below for drop-in office hours via Zoom (Registration in advanced is required). Office hours will be held every Friday, 4/15-5-20, from 1-2 p.m. Register for one of the remaining sessions below:
  • Review the JCLC Informational Recording: Learn about the TSLAC JCLC Scholarship Program, including an overview of the program and how to apply. Link to the TSLAC JCLC Informational Recording.
  • Visit our TSLAC JCLC Scholarship Program webpage: On this site, you will be able to access the application and more information related to the program requirements.
  • Email us: If you have questions about the JCLC Scholarship Program, please contact staff.

The deadline is approaching soon, so please reach out if you need any help or have any questions. We are looking forward to chatting with some of you during our upcoming office hours, where we will be available to answer any questions you may have.

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