Objective. The purpose of the CHLA/ABSC Annual Conference Grant is to enhance access to professional development opportunities for individual CHLA/ABSC members, with preference to those who are early in their career or who lack support for in-person attendance to the upcoming annual conference.
Description. The Annual Conference Grants cover the cost of upcoming CHLA/ABSC Conference registration for in-person attendance. Five grants will be offered annually. Conference Grants may be awarded in conjunction with the CHLA/ABSC Professional Development Grant.
Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
Review Process: The CHLA/ABSC Board of Directors will review applications for the Annual Conference Grants and notify successful applicants.
*unless the applicant will be presenting the results of work related to a previous CHLA/ABSC Professional Development Grant or Research Grant received in the past five years.
Note: Voting members of the CHLA/ABSC Board of Directors may not apply for this grant while serving their term on the Board.
Special consideration will be given to applications from librarians or library technicians meeting any of the following criteria;
Submissions are subject to peer review. To ensure a blinded review, do not include your name anywhere in the application form.