Awards & Scholarships

Consider applying or nominating a colleague for these ALSC Awards!

Greetings colleagues: the ALSC Professional Recognition and Scholarship Committee would like to make you aware of two exciting upcoming grant opportunities. Please consider applying or nominating! Distinguished Service Award This award honors an individual member of ALSC who has made significant contributions to, and an impact on, library service to children and/or ALSC.  The recipient receives $2,000 and an engraved pin at the ALSC Membership Meeting during ALA Annual Conference. The nomination form can be found here. Nominations and supporting materials are due December 9, 2022. *Please note that distinguished service is not necessarily for lifetime achievement. A single outstanding program, project or idea can also merit consideration! Penguin Random House Young Readers Group Award This award, made possible by an annual gift from Penguin Young Readers Group and Random House Children’s Books, provides a $600 stipend to up to four children’s librarians to attend their first ALA Annual Conference….