Awards and Scholarships

Applications for the 2019 conference year are now open.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019, 5:00 p.m.

Conference Grant

The purpose of the Conference Grant is to encourage members’ participation in the NCCCLA annual conference. Applicants must be current NCCCLA members who are presently employed at a North Carolina Community College Library.
Conference Grant Guidelines [PDF]
Conference Grant Application [PDF]

Professional Development Grant

The purpose of the Professional Development Grant is to encourage members to participate in library-related professional development opportunities. Applicants must be current NCCCLA members who are presently employed at a North Carolina Community College Library.
Updated guidelines and application are not yet available – 11/15/2018

Achievement Award

The Achievement Award is presented to a member of NCCCLA who has made a significant contribution to the profession of librarianship.
Achievement Award Guidelines and Nomination Form [PDF]

Life Membership Award

The Life Membership Award is presented to a person who has retired or is retiring from a learning resources center, library, media center, or individual learning center in the community college system of North Carolina or to a person who is in the Library Education profession. The Life Membership Award qualifies a person to be a life member of NCCCLA.
Life Membership Award Guidelines and Nomination Form [PDF]

The Scottie W. Cox Memorial Scholarship Award

A $1,000 scholarship awarded to a library employee having at least a bachelor’s degree working toward either a master’s degree or a doctorate in the library and information studies field OR a library employee having at least a bachelor’s degree taking advanced work for professional development.
Scottie W. Cox Scholarship Guidelines and Application [PDF]

If you would like to make a donation to the Scottie W. Cox Memorial Scholarship, please click the Scottie W. Cox Scholarship Donation button.

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Mertys Bell Scholarship Award

A $500 scholarship awarded to a library paraprofessional working toward an associate or a bachelor’s degree in the library and information studies field OR a student working toward an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in the library and information studies field.
Mertys Bell Scholarship Award Guidelines and Application [PDF]

If you would like to make a donation to the Mertys Bell scholarship, please click the Mertys Bell scholarship donation button.

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Updated 11/26/2018