Conference Travel Awards

Funding opportunities for members and non-members who wish to attend the ARLIS/NA Annual Conference.

Application deadline for all conference travel awards: February 5, 2014 (11:59pm).

Please note that the working language of the conference is English.

 

Awards Open to Current Members

Conference Attendance Award (1 award/$1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

Eligibility: Individual member who serves as a committee member, group moderator, and/or chapter officer.

Purpose: To encourage participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting conference attendance by committee members, chapter officers, and moderators, of divisions, sections, and round tables.

 

Merrill Wadsworth Smith Travel Award in Architecture Librarianship ($1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

This award is funded anonymously in honor of the late Merrill Wadsworth Smith. Merrill was an active member of ARLIS/NA serving as its President in 1991 and was the Associate Head Librarian of the Rotch Architecture Library at MIT.

Eligibility: ARLIS/NA members who are actively, but not necessarily exclusively, involved with the field of architecture in visual and/or print collections including librarians, visual resources curators, archivists, and students.

Purpose: To encourage participation of members active in the field of Architecture Librarianship, Visual Resources Professionals in Architecture dominated collections, Archivists, and students interested in Architecture Librarianship who could not attend the conference without financial assistance.

 

Andrew Cahan Photography Award ($1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

Eligibility: Members who are actively involved in the field of photography through reference, research, or bibliographic work.

Purpose: To encourage participation of members active in the field of photography who could not attend the conference without financial assistance.

 

Student Conference Attendance Award ($1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

Eligibility: Student members who are active participants in ARLIS/NA and are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).

Purpose: To encourage participation in ARLIS/NA by assisting students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to attend the annual ARLIS/NA conference.

 

Awards Open to All Eligible Applicants

Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance ($1000)
AWARD DETAILS & APPLICATION

Eligibility: Students from a traditionally under-represented group who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).

Purpose: To encourage multicultural students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to participate in the activities of ARLIS/NA.

 

Howard Karno Award ($1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

Eligibility: Art librarians residing in Latin America or Art Librarians residing in North America working with significant Latin American art/architecture research collections or researching subjects or themes related to Latin American art/architecture.

Purpose: To encourage professional development of art librarians who work to advance the study of Latin American art through interaction with ARLIS/NA colleagues and conference participation.

 

Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance ($1000)
AWARD APPLICATION

Sponsored by the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) the Judith A. Hoffberg Student Award for Conference Attendance is given annually in honor of the founding of ARLIS/NA and its first president. The Art Libraries Society of North America was founded in 1972 by a group of art librarians attending the American Library Association annual conference in Chicago at the initiative of Judith Hoffberg.

Eligibility: Students who are currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program in Library Studies and/or Information Studies or have recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation).

Purpose: To encourage students considering a career in art librarianship or visual resources to participate in the activities of ARLIS/NA.