Intellectual Freedom Award

About the Intellectual Freedom Award
Given for upholding the principles of intellectual freedom as set forth by the American Association of School Librarians and the American Library Association.

Established in 1982, the award, $2,000 to the recipient and $1,000 to the school library of the recipient's choice, is given for upholding the principles of intellectual freedom as set forth by the American Association of School Librarians and the American Library Association. Applicants must be AASL personal members.

Administered by:

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Award and Frequency

An annual award consisting of $2,000 to the winner and $1,000 to the media center of the winner's choice.
This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Applicants must be AASL personal members.

Application Instructions

Click here to Start the Application

Contact Information

Jonna Ashley (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017) - jashley@ala.org
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

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Selection Criteria

See Application