LAS Awards

 

1. LAS School Scholarship Sponsorship

The scholarship aims to support and encourage individuals to attain higher education in the library profession. It provides financial support to an individual for graduate study in a recognized school of library science, leading to an MLS, M.Sc. (Information Studies) or equivalent, who has the potential to have an exceptional career as a librarian.

Award: $5,000 to partially cover tuition in a school of library and information science.

Application opens: Sep 2016

Deadline for submission of application form: 15 January 2017

Application Form


2. LAS Outstanding Newcomer Award

The award aims to recognize the accomplishments of an outstanding newcomer to the library profession.

Award: $200 voucher

Application opens: Sep 2016

Deadline for submission of application form: 15 January 2017

Application Form


3. LAS Passion Award

The award aims to recognise one individual each year for outstanding contributions, commitment and service to the library profession.

Award: $500 voucher

Application opens: Sep 2016

Deadline for submission of application form: 28 October 2016

Application Form


4. LAS Professional Service Award

The award aims to recognize LAS members who demonstrate outstanding leadership and commitment to the library profession.

Award: The award consists of artwork with a citation worth up to $1,000.

Application opens: Sep 2016

Deadline for submission of application form: 15 January 2017

Application Form


5. LAS Overseas Professional Development Sponsorship

The Sponsorship is offered to encourage professional growth and to increase the knowledge of our library community. These professional development events include conferences and other learning opportunities held overseas.

Award: The Sponsorship consists of a subsidy of up to S$2,000

Application opens: Jan 2017

Deadline for submission of application form: 28 February 2017

Application Form


6. LAS-YBP Grant

The Grant is given to recognise professional contributions from a librarian or a group of librarians in the field of technical services and/or collection development of print or electronic resources. It aims to provide the recipient(s) with the funding opportunity to study a particular aspect of collection development and management ranging from acquisition, subscription, licensing, cataloguing, e-resource management and other related activities.

The Grant is also open to librarians working in Singapore in technical services and/or collection development to attend an international library conference for professional development.

Award: The Grant consists of S$2,500 sponsored by YBP Library Services.


7. Library Association of Singapore-World Library and Information Congress (LAS-WLIC)

The purpose of the Grant is to provide LAS members with financial support and opportunities to learn and network. LAS believe that participation in conferences develops professional growth and strengthens our library community.

Award: Subsidies of up to $5,000 per award to two LAS personal professional members

Application opens: Jan 2017

Deadline for submission of application form: 28 February 2017

Application Form