APALA Travel Grant

Are you planning to go to ALA 2014? The APALA Travel Award will provide $500.00 to support attendance at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. The Travel Award will fund one APALA member to attend the conference and will be used to help cover registration and travel expenses.

Criteria
Applicant must be a current APALA member in good standing by application deadline.
Applicant must be either a student who is enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree program in library and/or information science at a school accredited by ALA, or a professional possessing a master’s degree or doctoral degree in library and/or information science.
Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.

How to Apply
Complete the APALA Travel Grant online application by MAY 16, 2014: http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/travel-grant/apala-travel-award-submission-form/

Selection Procedures and Timeline
The APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee will select and notify the recipient by MAY 30. The winner will be announced by JUNE 6.
The Travel Award check will be distributed at the ALA Annual Conference.
The recipient will submit a report to the APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee after the ALA conference discussing what they gained from attendance and how the Award assisted them. This report will be due by September 1.

Contact Information

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee chairs Tassanee Chitcharoen at tassanee.chitcharoen@coloradu.edu and Valeria Molteni  at valeria.molteni@sjsu.edu

The selection committee is composed of Emily Chan, Paul Lai, Tassanee Chitcharoen, Valeria Molteni, Gayatri Singh, and Melanee Vicedo.

APALA Travel Award

Are you planning to go to ALA 2014? The APALA Travel Award will provide $500.00 to support attendance at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. The Travel Award will fund one APALA member to attend the conference and will be used to help cover registration and travel expenses.

Criteria
Applicant must be a current APALA member in good standing by application deadline.
Applicant must be either a student who is enrolled in a master’s or doctoral degree program in library and/or information science at a school accredited by ALA, or a professional possessing a master’s degree or doctoral degree in library and/or information science.
Applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or Canada.

How to Apply
Complete the APALA Travel Grant online application by April 14, 2014: http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/travel-grant/apala-travel-award-submission-form/

Selection Procedures and Timeline
The APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee will select and notify the recipient by April 28. The winner will be announced by May 5.
The Travel Award check will be distributed at the ALA Annual Conference.
The recipient will submit a report to the APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee after the ALA conference discussing what they gained from attendance and how the Award assisted them. This report will be due by September 1.

Contact Information

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the APALA Scholarship & Awards Committee chair Tassanee Chitcharoen at tassanee.chitcharoen@coloradu.edu and co-chair Valeria Molteni  at valeria.molteni@sjsu.edu

The selection committee is composed of Frans Albarillo, Emily Chan, Paul Lai, Tassanee Chitcharoen, Valeria Molteni, Gayatri Singh, and Melanee Vicedo.

Apply for the 2014 APALA Scholarship!

Are you in library/information school, or headed there this Fall?  The Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student of Asian or Pacific background who is enrolled, or has been accepted into, a master’s or doctoral degree program in library and/or information science at a school accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). We hope that you will apply for the award or encourage others that you know to do so as well.

The deadline is April 25, 2014.  The eligibility information, application requirements, and online application form can be found on APALA’s website–  http://www.apalaweb.org/awards/apala-scholarship/

APALA membership information– http://www.apalaweb.org/membership/membership.htm

If you have questions please contact committee co-chairs: Tassanee Chitcharoen at tassanee.chitcharoen@coloradu.edu and co-chair Valeria Molteni  at valeria.molteni@sjsu.edu

The selection committee is composed of Frans Albarillo, Emily Chan, Paul Lai, Tassanee Chitcharoen, Valeria Molteni, Christina Nhek, Gayatri Singh, and Melanee Vicedo.

Nominations for APALA Elections Due March 4

Nominations for APALA Elections Due March 4

 

We are still looking for nominees for the upcoming APALA elections! Please contact any member of the Nominations Committee to nominate yourself or a colleague for an APALA Executive Board position. The deadline is Tuesday, March 4 at 11:59pm PST, so do it now!

 

APALA Nominations Committee 2013-2014

Jade Alburo, Chair (jalburo@library.ucla.edu)

Sandy Wee (wee@scml.org)

Florante Ibañez (florante.ibanez@lls.edu)

 

APALA needs you!

 

APALA is looking for a few good people to run for office. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for:

 

  • Vice President/President Elect (3-year commitment)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Member at Large (two to be elected; 2-year commitment)

 

Attendance at ALA Annual and Midwinter Conferences is expected. Nominees must be members in good standing. Officer terms will begin at the close of the 2014 ALA Annual Conference. For more information about the available offices, see the APALA bylaws: http://www.apalaweb.org/about/constitution-and-bylaws/.

 

The committee will accept nominations through Tuesday, March 4 at 11:59pm PST. Voting will be open March 19-April 15, 2014.

 

Please note that in order to vote in the election, you must be an APALA member in good standing on March 1, 2014.

 

Feel free to contact any member of the Nominations Committee with your nomination(s) or if you have any questions!

 

 

 

APALA Needs You!: Call for Nominations

APALA needs you!

 

APALA is looking for a few good people to run for office. Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for:

 

  • Vice President/President Elect (3-year commitment)
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Member at Large (two to be elected; 2-year commitment)

 

Attendance at ALA Annual and Midwinter Conferences is expected. Nominees must be members in good standing. Officer terms will begin at the close of the 2014 ALA Annual Conference. For more information about the available offices, see the APALA bylaws: http://www.apalaweb.org/about/constitution-and-bylaws/.

 

The committee will accept nominations through Tuesday, March 4 at 11:59pm PST. Voting will be open March 19-April 15, 2014.

 

Please note that in order to vote in the election, you must be an APALA member in good standing on March 1, 2014.

 

Feel free to contact any member of the Nominations Committee with your nomination(s) or if you have any questions!

 

Jade Alburo, Chair

Sandy Wee

Florante Ibañez

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