Travel Award

The ARLIS/NA Upstate New York chapter is pleased to announce the availability of a $500 conference travel award to help to defray the expense of attending the ARLIS/NA 49th Annual Conference, which will take place online in a virtual conference platform Tuesday, May 11 through Thursday, May 13, 2021.

This award is intended to encourage professional development by supporting travel to the conference.

Use the Travel Award Form to apply.

Applications are due by April 9.

Please send applications to:  Susette Newberry at:

  • Applicants must be a member of ARLIS/NA Upstate NY and ARLIS/NA.
  • The applicant must be unable to receive full institutional funding toward ARLIS/NA conference travel.
  • Preference will be given to first-time attendees and those who are participating in the conference as a speaker or moderator, or serving on a committee.

Past Travel Award Recipients

2019: Susette Newberry – Salt Lake City, Utah
2018: Marsha Taichman – New York, NY
2017: No award given
2016: Tina Chan – Seattle, Washington
2015: Marsha Taichman – Fort Worth, Texas
2014: Sandra Brown – Washington, DC
2012: Amy Melton – Toronto, Canada
2010: Kathy Corcoran – Boston, MA
2008: Gabriela Zoller – Denver, CO
2007: Greta Bahneman – Atlanta, GA
2006: Kathryn Vaughn – Banff, BC
2005: Elizabeth Gulacsy – Houston, TX
2004: Elizabeth Hylen – New York, NY
2003: Susan Miller – Baltimore, MD
2002: No award given – St. Louis, MO
2001: Becky Simmons – Los Angeles, CA
2000: Eric Schwab – Pittsburgh, PA
1999: No award given – Vancouver, BC
1998: Becky Simmons – Philadelphia, PA
1997: Rachel Stuhlman – San Antonio
1996: Elisabeth Gulacsy – Miami Beach, FL
1995: Susan Nurse – Montreal, Quebec
1994: Tracey Lemon – Providence, RI