Chapter Award: ARLIS D.C./Md./Va. Caroline Backlund Award

ARLIS/DC-Maryland-Virginia Chapter

2014 Caroline Backlund Professional Development Award
Deadline: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Purpose
ARLIS/DC-MD-VA will present a professional development award of $500.00 to a chapter member who will attend the 42nd Annual ARLIS/NA Conference, to be held this year in Washington, D.C., May 1–5, 2014.  This award is intended to help chapter members become more involved in ARLIS/NA at the national level.
 Eligibility
An award applicant must have been a member of ARLIS/NA for at least one year, and must be a current, dues-paying member of ARLIS/DC-MD-VA and ARLIS/NA. All ARLIS/DC-MD-VA members—including those who have transferred from other chapters—who meet the above criteria are eligible for the award.  Those who have never attended the national conference; those who have attended past conferences; all who will be participating in the conference as speakers or presenters, as session/program moderators, as moderators of a section, division or roundtable; or who will be serving on committees, are welcome to apply, as are chapter members who have no specific role in the conference program.
The winner will submit a brief written report to the chapter’s Award Committee after the conference, and will be welcome to make a report to the chapter membership at a chapter meeting, and/or through a posting on the chapter web site.
Deadline & process
Applying is quick and easy. Each applicant for the award should submit
(1) a letter of 250–500 words describing his or her role in the conference (if applicable), the benefits anticipated from conference attendance, and a description of all  funding expected from the applicant’s institution or other sources;
(2)  a current résumé or CV, not to exceed two pages.
Please submit applications for the 2014 Caroline Backlund Professional Development Award to the Committee Chair, Sally Sims Stokes, at stokessally@yahoo.com
To help ensure receipt, please cc sallystokes@comcast.net

Time-stamp deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2014.

Good luck to all applicants!

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