ARLIS/ON Travel Award 2012

Call for Submissions – ARLIS/ON Travel Award 2012

Two Travel Awards of $300 each will be offered this year by the Ontario Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA). The award is intended to promote professional development and encourage involvement among chapter members in ARLIS/NA, by helping to defray the expense of attending ARLIS/NA’s annual conference. Hosted in Toronto, Ontario, from March 29-April 2, 2012, Colouring Outside the Lines will be ARLIS/NA’s 40th Annual Conference. For more information, please visit the Conference website at:

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 résumé 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 Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
(Recipients will be notified on February 20th, well before the early bird conference registration deadline on March 7th)

Submit applications electronically as either a .PDF or Word attachment to:

ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award Committee 2012
c/o Melissa Bruno (Vice-Chair of ARLIS/ON)
T: 416-346-7329

OR by mail* at:

Melissa Bruno, ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award Committee 2012
C/O Faculty of Information
University of Toronto
140 St. George Street, Room 211
Toronto, Ontario,  M5S 3G6

*Please note that mailed applications must be received by 5pm on Tuesday, February 14th, 2012.

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