Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Achievement Award

About the Greenwood Publishing Group Service to Young Adults Achievement Award
The grant recognizes a member who has demonstrated unique and sustained devotion to young adult services through substantial work in several initiatives.

Administered by:

Young Adult Library Services Association logo

Award and Frequency

$2,000 award given every other year.
This award is given out on a biennial basis.

Eligibility

All persons being nominated must be current personal members of ALA/YALSA at the time the application is submitted to be eligible. The nominator does not need to be a member of ALA or YALSA.

Application Instructions

  1. All entries must use the application form (doc) provided by the Young Adult Library Services Association.
  2. All persons being nominated must be current personal members of ALA/YALSA at the time the application is submitted to be eligible.  The nominator does not need to be a member of ALA or YALSA.  
  3. Entries should be models of clarity and completeness and no more than one typed page. 
  4. Completed applications should be e mailed to Nichole Gilbert at ngilbert@ala.org with the name of the award in the subject line.  Questions should be directed to Nichole at: 800/545-2433 x 4387
  5. Applications are only accepted during odd years and must be received no later than December 1.

 

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

Nominees are evaluated on their merits in the areas of

  • the promotion of library services for young adults
  • conducting and publishing research for young adults
  • publication or presentation of knowledge or best practices relating to young adult literature or library services for young adults
  • advocating for young adult literature or library services for young adults
  • mentoring of other professionals in the field of young adult literature or library services
  • notable efforts in furthering the mission of YALSA