Upcoming Grant Deadlines – Apply now!

ALAO Continuing Education Grant

The ALAO Continuing Education Grant is awarded once a year to support the cost of participating in professional development opportunities. Current members are eligible to apply for any library related educational opportunity occurring during the 2011 calendar year.

The Professional Development Committee (PDC) will select the application(s) that best explain how the grant will further the applicant’s professional development. The amount of money available for the 2011 Continuing Grant Program is $2,500 which may be awarded to one individual or divided among two or more top ranked applicants. The PDC will take into consideration the amount of funding the applicant’s employer will provide for the request, as well as what the employer provided during the past fiscal year. The PDC will notify the award recipients and will arrange payment. Within sixty days of the educational event, the recipient must submit a brief report to the PDC confirming proof of attendance.

Please complete the application form and provide the required documentation including a description of how the continuing education opportunity will further your professional development and an itemized list of associated costs. The deadline is January 15th, 2011.

2011 ALAO Research Grant Program

Working toward tenure, or perhaps interested in putting together your first research project? Will you need money to fund that new or current research project on libraries, librarianship, or information science and technology? The ALAO Research and Publications committee would love to help! As an ALAO member you have the opportunity to receive a $500.00 grant award in support of your research. Our 2011 research grant program is underway, and you can apply today!

For more information about award eligibility, application procedures and deadlines, check out the Research and Publications Committee (RPC) web page on the ALAO Wild Apricot main site. Our RPC page is in the “Committees” section of ALAO main page. Please also check out other services and resources that our committee provides to help support your research.

And, make sure to submit your application for this year’s research grant program by January 31, 2011. We look forward to learning about your research project!

If you have any questions, please contact the PDC Chair, Don Appleby at: dappleby@uakron.edu

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