Special reasons for applying such as particular interest in the work of the lecturer; an applicant's expression of the education goals of his or her community; a special celebration, etc.
The relation of a potential site to places and institutions that have previously acted as hosts with an emphasis on identifying varied sites from all of North America.
The organizational and administrative capabilities of the person or group submitting an application evident in the enclosed proposed budget, and partly manifested in the presentation of the application itself. Please note that ALSC will contribute $2,000 in financial support to the host site selected.
The extent to which meaningful cooperation amnog various local or area groups would suggest an ability to share responsibilities as to personnel, time, and money needed to cover local expenses.