Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Applications Sought for the Bogle Pratt

International Library Travel Fund

The American Library Association is accepting applications for the 2015 Bogle Pratt International Library Travel Fund sponsored by the Bogle Memorial Fund and the Pratt Institute School of Information and Library Science. An award of $1,000 is given to an ALA personal member to attend their first international conference. An international conference may be defined as a conference sponsored by an international organization or a conference held in a country other than your home country. Recipients must be personal members of the American Library Association (ALA) for at least one full year. The deadline to submit applications is January 1, 2016. Winner will be announced after the ALA Midwinter Meeting.

The award is in recognition of Sarah Comly Norris Bogle, a prominent U.S. librarian who made notable contributions to international library service.

Applications should be sent to:

International Relations Office
American Library Association
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611-2795


  • Bogle Pratt Award Application (Application will be available in November 2015)


History of the Bogle Pratt Award

Past Recipients of the Bogle Pratt Award

IRC-Bogle Pratt Committee Members