ARLIS/Southern California Chapter Judith A. Hoffberg Travel Award

Dear ARLIS/Southern California colleagues,

On behalf of the ARLIS/NA Southern California Chapter we are delighted to announce the 2023 Chapter travel awards for the 51st Annual Conference in Mexico City from 4/18 – 4/21. This year the Chapter is offering 1 award for $700. 

The application deadline for the award is Monday, February 27, 2023.  It is open to students, staff, and professionals at all levels.

ARLIS/Southern California Chapter Judith A. Hoffberg Travel Award

This award honors the Chapter’s founder, Judith A. Hoffberg (1934-2009). $700 will be granted to the award recipient.


Membership: Applicants must be members in good standing of both ARLIS/NA and the Southern California Chapter.

Financial need: Only applicants who receive partial or no institutional funds towards conference attendance will be considered. Eligible applicants may include current board members.

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

Are attending the ARLIS/NA annual conference for the first time,

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

Conditions of the award: Award winner must commit to some level of conference participation such as workshop attendee, speaker, recorder, hospitality desk volunteer, etc.

Award winner must submit a written conference report for publication in Canvas, the Chapter newsletter.

This report will include an account of the recipient’s personal conference experiences and how the award contributed to their professional development.

Letters of application are due by Monday, February 27, 2023.

Recipients will be notified by Tuesday, March 7, 2023.

Winners must confirm in writing that they are able to meet the requirements of conference attendance.

Please reach out to the ARLIS/NA SoCal Travel Committee members with any questions: Amy Ciccone ( and Laura Darlington (

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