1. LAS Lifetime Contribution Award
The Award aims to honour a retiree who has significantly contributed to the development of the library profession in Singapore and who has represented Singapore on an international level. The recipient must have been actively involved in LAS over the span of his/her career and both length and level of service is considered. Nomination is by LAS Council.
Award: The Award consists of art worth up to $3,000
2. 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 art worth up to S$1,000
3. LAS Passion Award
The Award aims to recognise one individual each year for outstanding contributions, commitment and service to the library profession.
Award: The Award consists of a $500 voucher.
4. LAS Outstanding Newcomer Award
The Award aims to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding newcomers to the library profession upon the completion of the professional library qualification.
Award: The Award consists of a $200 voucher.
5. LAS Library School Scholarship
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: The Sponsorship of S$5,000 is to partially cover tuition in a school of library and information science or the equivalent.
6. 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
7. 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.
Grant: The Grant consists of S$2,500 sponsored by YBP Library Services.
8. 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.
Grant: Subsidies of up to $5,000 per award to two LAS personal professional members