Baker & Taylor Conference Grant
  • Baker & Taylor Conference Grant

    The two grants of $1,000 each are funded by Baker & Taylor and are awarded to librarians who work for or directly with young adults in a public or school library or library agency to enable them to attend the Annual Conference for the first time.

    All applicants must be current personal members of ALA/YALSA at the time the application is submitted. (Please note that it can take up to 10 days to fully process your application for membership. If you are just joining, please make sure you send a copy of your membership application with the grant application.)

    Applications must be received in the YALSA office by December 1 each year.
  • Requirements for Application

    -YALSA personal membership (preferably for at least two years)
    -One to ten years experience working with teenagers
    -No previous attendance at an Annual ALA Conference
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  • Please have a supervisor who is familiar with your work comment on your qualifications and how attendance at an ALA Annual Conference will benefit you professionally and/or personally. Please have them provide specific examples relevant to qualifications and benefits. Then, upload the document here.