2023 ARLIS/NA Conference Travel Award

PURPOSE:  To encourage the professional development of ARLIS/NA New England Chapter members and local library students interested in arts librarianship by supporting travel to the ARLIS/NA annual conference.


  • Applicants must be members of ARLIS/NA and the ARLIS/NA New England Chapter.
  • Applicants must be unable to receive full institutional funding toward ARLIS conference attendance.
  • Preference will be given to first-time attendees, to those who are participating in the conference as a speaker, moderator, session recorder or serving as a committee member, and to those financially impacted by the pandemic.
  • Members who have been financially impacted by the pandemic are encouraged to apply. Also note that 2022 Chapter dues have been waived for members who are currently unemployed. 

We welcome applications from those whose identity, experiences, scholarship, and/or service have prepared them to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our Chapter and the profession.

AWARD: One award of $1000.00 may be granted to a member of the ARLIS/NA New England Chapter to help defray the expenses of attending the the 50th anniversary ARLIS/NA conference to be held in April, 2023 in Mexico City.

Within one month of conference attendance, recipients will submit a 500-word summary of their conference experience and how it has enriched their professional goals.

Applications are due Friday, February 24th, and decision will be made by Friday, March 3. Please fill out this form to apply.


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