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. 

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.