SRRT Conference Travel Grants

The Social Responsibilities Round Table is pleased to announce the SRRT Conference Travel Grants that will help finance attendance at the ALA Annual Conference. The $1000 award covers limited fees related to airfare, lodging, and conference registration. The grants will launch in 2019 and will continue for a three-year pilot. Up to two grants will be given each year. 

Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) members and leaders play a critical role in the efficacy of the round table - the ability to successfully carry out the mission of the task forces, to engage new members, and to run the meetings at ALA Annual and Midwinter Meetings. The SRRT Conference Travel Grants sponsored by the Social Responsibilities Round Table (SRRT) will help finance attendance at the ALA Annual Conference. The $1000 award covers limited fees related to airfare, lodging, and conference registration. SRRT will fund up to two applicants per year.  

Criteria

The SRRT Conference Travel Grants Ad Hoc Selection Committee will consider the following in its deliberations:

  • The applicant's conference interests and goals regarding ALA and SRRT
  • The applicant's potential contributions to ALA and SRRT
  • How the applicant intends to use the ALA conference experience in their career, at their home institution, and/or in local, state and regional associations

Eligibility

Applicants must be personal ALA/SRRT members. 

Deadline

The deadline to apply is December 15 of each year. All applicants will be notified of the Ad Hoc Selection Committee's decision by January 15. Recipients will receive half of the award prior to conference, and the remaining half after conference. Applications for 2020 have closed; check back in the fall for instructions for 2021 submissions.

Questions?

For assistance, please contact Monica Chapman with the ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services at mlchapman@ala.org, or toll-free at 800-545-2433 ext. 4297.