2013 Chapter Travel Award: Call for Submissions and Committee Volunteers

Call for Submission: ARLIS/ON Travel Award 2013

A travel award of $1000 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  41st annual conference, Crafting our Future, in Pasadena, California, April 25-29, 2013. For more information on the conference, visit: http://www.arlisna.org/pasadena2013/.

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: http://arlison.org/about/travel-award/

Deadline for Applications: due by 5pm Friday, February 15rd, 2013
(recipient will be notified before the early bird conference registration deadline on April 1st, 2013)

Submit applications electronically to:
Melissa Bruno
Chair, ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter
Melissa.Bruno@sympatico.ca

Two volunteers from the membership are needed for the ARLIS/NA Ontario Travel Award Committee for 2013.  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:
Melissa Bruno
Chair, ARLIS/NA Ontario Chapter
Melissa.Bruno@sympatico.ca
T: 416.346-7329

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