United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant
The United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant enables a person who is active in his or her college or university Friends of the Library group, or a library staff member who works in development, to attend the ALA Annual Conference. In 2014, the ALA Annual Conference will be held in Las Vegas from June 26-July 1. A grant of $850, plus full Annual Conference registration, will be awarded to the recipient.
Requirements for application:
- The applicant’s college/university Friends of the Library group must be a group member of United for Libraries, or the applicant must be a personal member of ALA and United for Libraries, at the time of application and through June 2014.
- The applicant may be a member of the Friends of the Library group, or a library staff member that works with the Friends of the Library or in development. The applicant must be a first-time attendee of any ALA conference (Midwinter or Annual).
- Applicants must include a recommendation from a board member of the Friends of the Library group, or the library director.
The application deadline for this award has been extended; applications are due March 14, 2014.