ARLIS ON 2011 Travel Award

Call for Submissions – ARLIS/ON Travel Award 2011

A travel award of $750 will be offered his year by the Ontario Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). The award is intended to promote professional development among chapter members and to encourage their involvement in ARLIS/NA, by helping to defray the expense of attending ARLIS/NA’s annual conference. Held in Minneapolis Minnesota, March 24-18, 2011, this is second joint conference with the Visual Resources Association. For more information on the conference visit:

To apply for an award, please submit:

·      A letter of application indicating the conference for which you seek funding and addressing relevant eligibility and award criteria. The application should include brief descriptions of your professional interests, your expectations of the conference, and its relevance to your professional development.

·      An estimate of your conference expenses and amount of any institutional funding.

·      A one-page resume listing your employment history, educational background, and professional activities. Include your preferred mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address.

Further information about the ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award, including purpose, eligibility and selection criteria can be found on the Ontario Chapter website at:

Deadline for Applications: due by 5pm Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
(recipient will be notified before the early bird conference registration deadline on February 25th)

Submit applications to:

ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award Committee 2011

c/o Victoria Sigurdson (Chair of ARLIS/ON)

Head of Visual Resources & Special Collections


T: 416-977-6000 x. 344

Physical Address:

230 Richmond St. W. 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

100 McCaul St.

Toronto, ON

M5T 1W1

Two volunteers from the membership are needed for the ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award Committee for 2011.  This position involves attending one meeting next week to go over the applications and make a selection.

If you are interested in volunteering, please respond ASAP to:

Victoria Sigurdson

Chair, ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter

T: 416.977.6000 x.344