I ran accross two posts today for travel funding for librarians and I thought I would forward them along. If you know of any other travel awards for librarians please comment or contact me and I will gladly post them.
Midwest Regional NNLM Librarian Members: (reposted from GMRLIST)
Are you thinking about attending your first Midwest Chapter/MLA meeting?
If you have a master’s degree in library/information science and have never attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting before, apply for the Midwest Chapter/MLA Professional Development Award!
Two *$500* awards are available to support attendance at the Chapter’s 2010 meeting, scheduled for September 24-28 in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Best Western Inn on the Park. Please see http://midwestmla.org/conference2010/ for additional information about the meeting. New this year: the Award is now open to ALL library science graduates, not just library science graduates who are currently employed as library professionals!
For the application and more information about the Professional Development Award, see the Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards page: http://midwestmla.org/committees/awards/. *The deadline for applications is August 17, 2010.* Spread the word to any potential first-time attendees you know!
To qualify, applicants must be: A current member of the Midwest Chapter/MLA -A resident of one of the following nine states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin. In addition, applicants must have: A master’s degree in library/information science -Never attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting.
MidContinental Regional NNLM Librarian Members: (reposted from MCR Blog)
Realizing that professional development is an essential part a librarian’s continuing education, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region will be awarding approximately 25 Professional Development subsidies (up to $1,500 each) to support librarians who wish to attend a conference, or take a training or workshop of their choice by the end of April 2011. Priority will be given to professional development in the areas of emergency preparedness, personal and electronic health records, health information literacy, or library advocacy, and would include online training opportunities.
For more information and application information see: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding/