Awards and Funding

The members of CHLA/ABSC can apply for different funding opportunities or be nominated to receive an award.  CHLA/ABSC also supports students enrolled in accredited masters programs in library and information science or library technician programs through the JCHLA/JABSC Student Paper Prize. 

Application Deadlines: 

  • Application deadline for all awards except the JCHLA/JABSC Student Paper Prize is February 1; the Student Paper Prize deadline is April 30.
  • All grant applications can be submitted at any time and will be considered at the Board meetings normally held in February, October, and May/June. To ensure timely review of applications, it is recommended that they be submitted no later than the first day of the month(s) in which the Board meetings are held. 

For more information about the eligibility criteria and application process, please visit the and Funding Opportunities sections below.