Scholarship & Award Winners

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 $2000 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.

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.

ACRL/NEC Annual Conference Scholarships for Librarians and Library Staff to enable up to 6 ACRL/NEC member librarians or library staff to attend the Chapter’s Annual Conference. Covers registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference.

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 2015/January 2016 graduates, to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference. Covers registration/travel stipend to the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference.

Best Paper Award for an ACRL/NEC member with the best scholarly library/information science paper. $250 and complimentary registration/travel stipend to attend the ACRL/NEC Annual Conference.

View a list of Past Award Winners.