EBSCO ALA Annual Conference Sponsorship

About the EBSCO ALA Annual Conference Sponsorship
This annual award consisting of $1,000 for actual reimbursed expenses is designed to allow librarians to attend the ALA's Annual Conference.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

Annual $1,000 travel award.
This award is given out on an annual basis.


  1. Applicants must be ALA members
  2. Applicants must not supervise another professional librarian (MLS).

Applicant Responsibility

Attendance at ALA Annual Conference

Application Instructions

Please complete the online application.

Please attach a copy of your CV, and submit an essay of no more than 250 words that answers the question:

How will attending this ALA Conference contribute to my professional development?

Contact Information

Cheryl Malden (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2020) - cmalden@ala.org
Work Phone: (312) 280-3247
Fax: 312 944-3897
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

Essay Criteria
  • Clarity of Content and Form
  • Clear Goals and Benefits of Attendance
  • Commitment to ALA and the library profession
  • Enthusiasm
  • Financial Need
  • Potential Growth Perceived