Call for Professional Development Award Applications

The Fall meeting is coming up!

AAAL in partnership with Red Deer College, will be hosting the AAAL Fall Meeting virtually on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020.  In the past, AAAL has offered the Professional Development award to cover travel expenses for those who wish to present at or attend the meeting.  AAAL is pleased to announce that the award has been extended to accept applications for technology-related expenses.  This can include technology upgrades (devices, monitors, headsets) or software/subscription fees.


Applicants must be affiliated with a AAAL member institution OR

Applicants must be currently attending an MLIS or LIT program

Priority will be given to applicants presenting a session/workshop at the AAAL meeting, or who have limited funding for professional development through their institution, however, this is not a requirement.  Apply!

For additional details about the award and applicable expenses that can be claimed through the award, please visit the AAAL Professional Development Award page on the website. 

The deadline for submissions is Sunday, November 22, 2020.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Madelaine Vanderwerff (AAAL Chair) at


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