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 may be used for expenses related to attendance at the conference: ARLIS/NA student membership, conference registration, travel, lodging, etc.
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
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)
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
Application Procedures & Deadline:
Application deadline: Monday, November 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST)