Take advantage of two awards made available through NMRT: the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant and the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award! Please note, applications for these two awards are due December 16 and December 12, respectively.
3M/NMRT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Deadline: December 16th, 2011
We are excited to announce that members of ALA’s New Members Round Table (NMRT) can apply to receive a grant, sponsored by 3M Library Systems, which will cover expenses to attend the ALA Annual Conference, June 21 – 26, 2012 in Anaheim, CA.
Curious about being a 3M/NMRT award winner? Take a look at the 2006 winner’s conference journal in Footnotes: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/news/footnotes/august2006ab/JillRatzan3Mlog.cfm
The application form and further information about the grant is available on the NMRT website at
http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/initiatives/applyforfunds/3mawardinformation.cfm. You must be a current member of NMRT in order to
apply. To join NMRT, visit the ALA website at http://www.ala.org and follow the “Join ALA” link to add to your ALA membership.
For further information about the grant, please contact:
SHIRLEY OLOFSON MEMORIAL AWARD
Deadline: December 12, 2011
Are you looking for funds to help pay for your trip to ALA’s 2012 Annual Conference in Anaheim?
Apply by Monday, December 12, 2011 for the NMRT Shirley Olofson Memorial Award and you may receive a $1000 check to help defray the cost of attendance!
- Be a member of ALA and NMRT
- Be active in the library profession
- Show promise for activity in the area of professional development
- Have a valid financial need
- Have attended no more than five ALA annual conferences
To apply, please visit: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/initiatives/applyforfunds/shirleyolofson.cfm
Please e-mail Holly Cole Okuhara (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any additional questions.