The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC) grant

The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC) is pleased to announce a conference grant to attend the 2017 conference, held at Radford University in Radford, VA on May 10th and May 11th. The grant will help someone from an underrepresented and/or marginalized group attend the conference by providing funding for registration or accommodations at a nearby hotel. Multiple applicants may be awarded the grant.

To be eligible to apply for the travel grant you must:

  • Be working in librarianship (professional or paraprofessional), pursing a job in librarianship, or enrolled in an ALA accredited
  • post-graduate program.
  • Identify as a member of a racial or ethnic minority in the United States, the LGBTQ+ community, or as a person with a disability.
  • Underrepresented and/or marginalized groups are identified in accordance with the ALA’s Office of Diversity recruitment resources.

Applications will be accepted until February 27, 2017. For more details and to apply, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/GX5Iep8S7N2IVPOm2.

Applicants will be notified of the decision of the grant committee before general registration for the conference opens on Monday, March 13th. Applicants who are not awarded a grant but would still like to attend the conference must participate in general registration on March 13th