TLA Grants & Stipends

The Texas Library Association invites TLA members to submit applications for scholarships,
research grants, and conference stipends to be awarded in the spring.

See also: Unit-sponsored conference stipends

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Special Purpose Grants and Stipends

To apply for any Texas Library Association (TLA) grant, or scholarship, complete the online application and submit by the stated deadline. SAVE TIME: If you log in and access the form via the membership menu, some of the required information will autofill.

All applicants must be a member of  TLA.

Vivian Greenfield Education Award: $1,500
Provides funding for an educational endeavor reinforcing work with youth. This can include, but is not limited to, professional development activities (taking a course or attending a conference), implementing a new idea  in the workplace, performing a study, and more.

  • Awarded annually; award determination made in spring of each year
  • Awardee must:
    • Reside in Texas and be a TLA member in good standing
    • Write a goals statement outlining a desired educational endeavor revolving around youth services
  • An application must be submitted no later than January 31, 2017

Escue Conference Stipend: $250
Given to a paraprofessional library employee to help offset the expense of attending TLA's annual conference.

  • Awarded annually; award determination made in spring of each year
  • Awardee must:
    • Reside in Texas and be a TLA member in good standing.
    • Work four hours during conference at the TLA booth.
    • Submit a written report on their conference experience.
  • An application must be submitted no later than January 31, 2017.
Created on Jun 9, 2010 | Last updated November 18, 2016