IBPA Pub U scholarship applications now being accepted

The Independent Book Publishers Association will hold their Publishing University on April 26 to 27, 2013, in Chicago, IL.

Current members of Book Publishers Northwest may apply for the affiliate scholarship is posted here: https://www.ibpa-online.org/resources/affiliates/#scholarship. IBPA’s scholarship program provides opportunities for affiliate members who are interested in advancing their publishing program to attend IBPA’s annual Publishing University and to become successful independent publishers. IBPA awards one scholarship to each affiliate, each year. Applications are submitted to the regional affiliate, such as BPNW, not directly to IBPA. The affiliate then sends all applications received along with their recommendation(s) to the IBPA office. The IBPA Board of Directors, or their representatives, then awards scholarship to the candidates who meet the established criteria.

he guidelines for the scholarship are outlined on this page — please note that BPNW’s mailing address was not updated to our current address as of Jan. 17. The correct mailing address for BPNW is: Book Publishers Northwest, 2212 Queen Anne Ave North #275, Seattle WA 98109.

To learn more about IBPA’s Pub U, we recommend this article by IBPA board member and BPNW scholarship recipient MaryAnn Kohl.