Applications sought for Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

Contact: Delin R. Guerra

International Relations

For immediate Release

October 17, 2005

Applications sought for
Bogle Pratt International Travel Fund

CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) is accepting applications for the 2006 Bogle Pratt International 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 member to attend their first international conference. The deadline to submit applications is
January 1, 2006.

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

Application forms can be found at or by calling the International Relations Office at 800-545-2433, ext 3201. Email: Applications should be sent to: International Relations Office, American Library Association, 50 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611-2795. Telephone: (312) 280-3201. Fax: (312) 280-4392. Email: