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  • Scholarships & Awards | ACRL New England Chapter

    Scholarships & Awards

    The ACRL/NEC offers professional development scholarships and a best paper award:

    • The Christine Drew Scholarship is to enable a member of ACRL/NEC to attend one track of ACRL Immersion. The scholarship is available to those ACRL/NEC members who have been accepted into an upcoming ACRL Immersion track or have attended ACRL Immersion in the past calendar year. Preference will be given to those applicants who are attending their first ACRL Immersion. The scholarship includes up to $1000 registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL Immersion program and complimentary registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference held the year the recipient was awarded the Christine Drew Scholarship. Deadline: January 31, 2015.

    Make a donation to the Christine Drew Scholarship.

    • ACRL National Conference Scholarship to enable a member of ACRL/NEC who has never attended an ACRL National Conference to attend the 2015 ACRL National Conference in Portland, Oregon. Up to $1,000 registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL National Conference and complimentary registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Deadline: January 31, 2015
    • Continuing Education Scholarship to enable a member of ACRL/NEC to pursue continuing education or professional development opportunities related to librarianship. Up to $500/year and complimentary registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Deadline: February 7, 2014
    • ACRL/NEC Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians and Library Staff to enable up to 6 ACRL/NEC member librarians or library staff who have never attended the Chapter’s Annual Conference to attend it. Covers registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Deadline: February 7, 2014
    • ACRL/NEC Annual Conference Scholarships for Library School Students to enable up to 6 ACRL/NEC student members enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school program, or December 2012/January 2013 graduates, to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Covers registration/travel stipend to the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Deadline: February 7, 2014
    • Best Paper Award for an ACRL/NEC member with the best scholarly library/information science paper. $250/year and complimentary registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Deadline: February 7, 2014

    View a list of our Past Award Winners.
    If you have questions or would like to learn more, you can send an email to the committee co-chairs.
    Committee Members

    • Nancy George (Co-Chair), Salem State College
    • Laura Kohl (Co-Chair), Bryant University
    • Louise Buckley, University of New Hampshire
    • Mary Piorun, University of Massachusetts-Medical
    • Christine Turner, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
    • Dawn Emsellem, Salve Regina University