Apply now for the Student Chapter of the Year Award!

Has your student chapter been active in supporting member involvement and leadership? Have you or any of your individual members been recognized for notable awards or achievements this past year? And in general, have you and your members had an exemplary year of engagement and programming? If so, apply now for the Student Chapter of the Year Award!

Purpose of the Award

This Award is presented in recognition of a chapter's outstanding contributions to the American Library Association (ALA), their school, and the library/information science profession. The purpose of the award is to increase student involvement in ALA through student chapters, and to recognize future leaders.

Award and Award Criteria

All ALA Student Chapters in good standing are eligible to receive the ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award. The selected Student Chapter will receive $1,000 to help defray travel expenses to ALA Annual; the winning chapter and the runner up will each receive a certificate. Both will be recognized at the NMRT Student Reception at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Nomination Form

To download the nomination form, or to learn more about the nomination process, please visit the NMRT Student Chapter of the Year Award website. Please e-mail the completed form and any supporting documents, in either Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format, to the committee chair, Michelle Demeter ( The deadline for submitting a completed nomination is March 2, 2015.

If you have additional questions, please contact Michelle Demeter (