Awards

ENY/ACRL Professional Development Grants

ENY/ACRL is currently accepting applications for Professional Development Grants. We will provide up to $300 in stipends to attend a library professional development activity of the applicant’s choice. The opportunity to apply for a stipend will be limited to current ENY/ACRL members.  Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Eligibility and Criteria

Applicants must be a current member of ENY/ACRL.  Applicants must also be willing to write a reflective post (approximately 400-500 words) for the following ENY/ACRL newsletter after the conclusion of their chosen professional development activity. Applicants will provide a short statement of their chosen professional development opportunity, as well as his/her current professional goals how attending this event will support these goals.  At this time, applicants are only eligible to receive awards once every other year.

To apply for a Professional Development Grant, please fill out the application form.

ENY/ACRL Professional Development Grant Recipients

  • Kelly Delevan (Le Moyne College), 2015 – For attendance at the 2015 ACRL/NY Symposium
  • Annie Rauh (Syracuse University), 2015 – For attendance at the 2015 ACRL/NY Symposium
  • Yu-Hui Chen (University at Albany), 2016 – For attendance at Computers in Libraries 2016
  • Jennifer Fairall (Siena College), 2016 – For attendance at the 2017 ALCTS Exchange
  • Jane Kessler (University at Albany), 2016 – For attendance at the 2016 Charleston Conference
  • Mary Van Ullen (University at Albany), 2016 – For attendance at the 2016 Charleston Conference
  • Patrick Williams (Syracuse University), 2016 – For attendance at the 2017 Fair Play Symposium

Information about the Janice Graham Newkirk Award (1995-2008).
Information about the Librarian of the Year Award (1994-2011).
Information about the Library Innovation Award (2011-2015).