ACT NOW! ACRL Award Nominations for 2019 Academic/Research Library of the Year Award & the Excellence In Libraries Awards

ACRL has opened nominations for the prestigious 2019 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year Award and the ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Awards. Submissions are due, Friday, December 7, 2018   Guidelines for nominations, links to previous award winners and other information is located on the following webpages: Excellence in …

Fall 2018 ALSC Grant

The ALSC Grants Administration Committee is now accepting online applications for the 2019 Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award. This $4,000 award, made possible by an annual gift from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing in honor of Maureen Hayes, brings together children and nationally recognized authors/illustrators by funding an author/illustrator visit to …

PLEN Woman in Global Policy Seminar

Women in Global Policy Seminar: May 14-18, 2018 in Washington D.C. The Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women offers annual scholarships, up to $1,200.00*, for St. Catherine undergraduate (associate and baccalaureate) students to participate in the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) Women in Global Policy Seminar, Washington, D.C., May 14‐18, 2018. …

2018 i3 Summer Research Program for Underrepresented Students

What is i3? The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year to become i3 Scholars. Those students undertake a …

Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II

  The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who …

NASIG Scholarship and Grant

John Riddick Student Grant  Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America. Fritz Schwartz Education Scholarship A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments …

2018 Lois Mai Chan Professional Development Grant

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Lois Mai Chan Professional Development Grant This award is presented by the Cataloging and Metadata Management Secon of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). This grant is awarded to provide librarians and paraprofessionals from under-represented groups new to the metadata …

Caxton Club Grants

The Caxton Club, an organization devoted to “the literary study and promotion of the arts pertaining to the production of books,” announces its annual grants for expenses of up to $2,500 (each) for book-related projects to be completed during academic year 2017-2018.  The grants will cover expenses, such as travel, materials, and tuition …