From the American Library Association:
The White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) and the ALA Washington Office are calling for nominations for the 2016 WHCLIST Award. This award is granted to a non-librarian participant in National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). The winner receives a stipend of $300 and two free nights at the Liaison Hotel. This year, NLLD will be held on May 2-3 in Washington, D.C.
To qualify for the award, applicants should be:
- A library supporter (trustee, friend, general supporter) and not a profession librarian.
- A first-time attendee of NLLD.
Application materials must be turned in no later than April 1, 2016.
To apply for the WHCLIST award, please submit a completed NLLD registration form; a letter explaining why you should receive the award; and a letter of reference from a library director, school librarian, library board chair, Friend’s group chair, or other library representative to:
American Library Association
1615 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Note: Applicants must register for NLLD and pay all associated costs. Applicants must make their own travel arrange-ments. The winner will receive two free nights in the NLLD ho-tel in D.C and receive the $300 stipend to defray the costs of at-tending the event. The winner will be notified by April 8, 2016.
For more information, please visit http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/nlld/funding