Agnes Mattis Travel Awards

The New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association welcomes applications from current and prospective chapter members for two Agnes Mattis Travel Awards to attend the SLA 2020 Conference, to be held June 6-9 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Two awards will be granted, one for an MLS/MLIS/MI student, the other for an SLA member at large. Each will be for $1500, to be used for conference registration, travel, or other expenses associated with conference attendance.

Who Should Apply 

Current or potential members of the NY Chapter of SLA. Students and new professionals are encouraged to apply!

How to Apply 

Submit the brief application form and email your current resume to using the subject line  SLA NY 2020 TRAVEL AWARD by March 6, 2020.

Applicants Must

  • Be a current member of the NY Chapter of SLA before accepting the award (Access Membership here)
  • Register for and attend the 2020 SLA Conference, held June 6-9 in Charlotte, NC and attend the East Coast Chapter Reception
  • Serve as a representative at the NY Chapter kiosk on Main Street SLA during the 2020 SLA Conference
  • Write a short post about the conference experience for SLA Connect

Applicants will be notified of award status in mid-March in order to take advantage of Early Bird Registration, which ends on March 25, 2020.


Don't forget to email your resume to!