Apply now! Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance

Students: Are you interested in attending the 43rd Annual ARLIS/NA Fort Worth Conference in Texas March 19-23, 2015? Consider applying for the Student Diversity Award for Conference Attendance!

Deadline: November 30, 2014 (11:59pm EST)

This award was established by ARLIS/NA to provide funding for a student to attend the ARLIS/NA Conference. A mentor from the ARLIS/NA Diversity Committee, who will facilitate the recipient’s attendance at the Conference, will be assigned to the recipient of the award prior to the Conference. The recipient will write a brief post-conference report evaluating her/his conference experience for the ARLIS/NA Update Diversity column.

Award Info:
$1000 – Award may be used for expenses related to attendance at the conference: ARLIS/NA student membership, conference registration, travel, lodging, etc.

Eligibility Requirements:
To be considered for the award, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled as a graduate student in Library Studies or Information Studies or recently graduated (within 12 mos. of graduation)
  • Be a U.S. resident and a member of a racial/ethnic group as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau: African American/Black; Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaska Native
    -or-
    Be a Canadian resident and of aboriginal identity, as defined in the Canadian Employment Equity Act (“aboriginal peoples” means persons who are Indians, Inuit, or Métis)
    -or-
    Be a Canadian resident and a member of a visible minority, as defined by the Canadian Employment Equity Act (members of “visible minorities” means persons, other than aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour)
  • Be interested in career in art librarianship/visual resources

Submit your application here: http://www.arlisna.org/about/awards-honors/172-student-diversity-award-for-conference-attendance