ARLIS/NA Chapter Travel Awards

This post will be updated as more chapter awards are announced.

ARLIS/TWIN CITIES 2008 TRAVEL AWARD

I am pleased to announce the availability of the ARLIS/Twin Cities 2008 Travel Award for attendance at this year’s conference in Denver, CO, May 1-5, 2008. The deadline for application is February 22, 2008. You must be a current member of ARLIS/NA and ARLIS/Twin Cities to be eligible. For complete instructions and eligibility requirements please go to the chapter website at : http://www.arthist.umn.edu/slides/ARLIS/index.html and click on the Travel Award link at the bottom of the page.

Mail your application to Kay Streng (kay_streng at mcad.edu) and Janice Lurie (jlurie at artsmia.org) no later than February 22, 2008. The award recipient will be informed no later than Friday, March 7, 2008.

WILLIAM C. BUNCE / ARLIS MIDSTATES TRAVEL AWARD
The ARLIS/Midstates chapter is pleased to offer its annual Travel award of $500 for the Annual ARLIS/NA Conference in Denver, Colorado, May 1-5. The award is given in honor of William C. Bunce who served as the Director of the Kohler Art Library at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 1966 to 1999.

1. PURPOSE:
The purpose of the William C. Bunce/ ARLIS Midstates Travel Award is to support a chapter members professional development by providing funding to attend the ARLIS/NA annual conference. Only ARLIS/Midstates Chapter members are eligible. Information about becoming a member of the international organization and regional chapter is available at the:

ARLIS/NA Website
ARLIS Midstates Website

It is expected that the award will be made annually. The award will not be made however, if the chapter does not have sufficient funds and/or no applicants. Instead, any available funds will be rolled over for award the following year.

2. AWARD CRITERIA:
The Travel Award will be granted based on ARLIS/NA and chapter affiliation and on one or more of the following criteria. All criteria need not be met for the Travel Award to be granted.
a. Financial need
b. Level of chapter participation
c. First-time attendance
d. Contribution to the conference, e.g. speaker, moderator, recorder, committee member, and/or participation in the chapter business meeting.

3. APPLICATION:
a. Submit a letter of application indicating relevant award criteria, and how you will benefit from attending the conference.
b. Indicate level of funding from your institution.
c. Include a current resume.

Applications may be sent via email to Eileen Fry at fryp at indiana.edu,

OR by U.S. mail to

Eileen Fry
Henry R. Hope School of Fine Arts Visual Resources Center
FA 002
Bloomington, IN 47405

4. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:
The deadline for application is February 6, 2008. Recipients will be notified the following week. Award recipients are not eligible to apply again for three years. After receiving the award, the recipient must submit a short report indicating the value of the award to their professional development activities. For additional information please contact the ARLIS/Midstates Chapter Chair, Annette Haines at ahaines at umich.edu , or the Travel Award Ad Hoc Committee Chair, Eileen Fry at fryp at indiana.edu

ARLIS/Southern California Chapter Judith A. Hoffberg Travel Award

The Southern California Chapter of ARLIS/NA is currently inviting applicants for its annual Judith A. Hoffberg Travel Award. The award honors the Chapter’s founder Judith A. Hoffberg. This year $400 will be awarded to support and encourage involvement in ARLIS activities by helping to defray the costs of attending the 2008 ARLIS National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Letters of applications are due by Friday, February 22nd 2008 and the winners will be notified by Monday, March 3rd 2008.

Eligibility:

1.)Membership. Applicants must be members in good standing of both ARLIS/NA and the Southern California Chapter [Note: Southern CA membership forms and checks can be sent along with the award application. For a copy of the chapter’s membership form see http://www.arlis-sc.org/membership.html].

2.) Financial need. Only applicants who receive partial or no institutional funds towards conference attendance will be considered (We strongly encourage folks who do not receive full funding to apply) .

3) Eligible applicants include Judith A. Hoffberg as well as current board members (as voted on by the membership at the Cerritos meeting on March 29, 2006).

Selection will be weighted toward those applicants who best fulfill the following guidelines:

1.) Are attending the ARLIS National Conference for the first time, and/or

2.) Are actively participating in the conference in such roles as speaker, moderator, recorder, workshop attendee, etc.

Conditions of the award:

1.) Award winner must commit to some level of conference participation such as workshop attendee, speaker, recorder, local arrangements volunteer, etc.

2.) Award winner must submit a written conference report for publication in the Chapter newsletter, Canvas. This report will include an account of the recipient’s personal conference experiences and how the award contributed to his/her professional development.

To apply for the awards:

Please email or mail a letter of application to Skye Lacerte, Chair of the Travel Awards Committee by Friday, February 22nd 2008, briefly outlining your reasons for attending the conference as well as a short biographical statement listing employment history, educational background, professional activities, and how much funding you will be receiving from your institution (please limit information to a maximum of 2 pages). Winners must confirm in writing that they are able to meet the requirements of conference attendance. The travel awards will be presented to the winners at the ARLIS/SC Chapter meeting in Denver (date and place to be determined).

Skye Lacerte Processing Archivist MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 250 S. Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012 tel 213/621-1783 fax 213/620-8674 slacerte at moca.org

ARLIS/Southern California Chapter Student Travel Award

The Southern California Chapter of ARLIS/NA is currently inviting applicants for the Student Travel Award. This year $400 will be awarded to support and encourage involvement in ARLIS activities by helping to defray the costs of attending the 2008 ARLIS National Conference in Denver, Colorado.

Letters of applications are due by Friday, February 22nd 2008 and the winners will be notified by Monday, March 3rd 2008.

Eligibility:

1.)Membership. Applicants must be members in good standing of both ARLIS/NA and the Southern California Chapter [Note: Southern CA membership forms can be sent along with the award application – membership is free to students! For a copy of the chapter’s membership form see http://www.arlis-sc.org/membership.html].

2.) Financial need. Only applicants who receive partial or no institutional funds towards conference attendance will be considered (We strongly encourage folks who do not receive full funding to apply).

3) Eligible applicants include students registered in the MLIS program at UCLA and the MLIS programs at SJSU San Jose/CSU Fullerton.

Selection will be weighted toward those applicants who best fulfill the following guidelines:

1.) Are attending the ARLIS National Conference for the first time, and/or

2.) Are actively participating in the conference in such roles as speaker, moderator, recorder, workshop attendee, etc.

Conditions of the award:

1.) Award winner must commit to attending the Chapter meeting at the conference.

2.) Award winner must submit a written conference report for publication in the Chapter newsletter, Canvas. This report will include an account of the recipient’s personal conference experiences and how the award contributed to his/her professional development.

To apply for the awards:

Please email or mail a letter of application to Skye Lacerte, Chair of the Travel Awards Committee by Friday, February 22nd 2008, briefly outlining your reasons for attending the conference as well as a short biographical statement listing employment history, educational background, professional activities, and how much funding you will be receiving from your institution (please limit information to a maximum of 2 pages). Winners must confirm in writing that they are able to meet the requirements of conference attendance. The travel awards will be presented to the winners at the ARLIS/SC Chapter meeting in Denver (date and place to be determined).

Skye Lacerte
Processing Archivist
MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
250 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
tel 213/621-1783 fax 213/620-8674
slacerte at moca.org

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