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NMRT Professional Development Stipend

The New Members Round Table (NMRT) Professional Development Stipend encourages new library professionals or new TLA members to actively participate in NMRT activities and develop professionally by attending TLA Annual Conference.  The recipients will be able to reimburse the conference registration, travel expenses, and/or lodging up to $500.

Application Requirements

  • Must be a current TLA and NMRT member
  • Must actively participate in NMRT Quarterly Online Social and other TLA opportunities
  • Must agree to volunteer 4 hours at NMRT sponsored sessions at TLA Annual Conference
  • Must agree that no later than May 20, 2022, you will submit:
    • a brief report on the top three most valuable sessions and how you will apply your new knowledge to your library
    • a summary of your TLA Conference expenses with receipts up to $500
    • the list of sessions that you have volunteered for

Application Timeline

  • The application deadline for the NMRT TLA 2022 stipend has passed. Check back in Fall 2022 for more information about the 2023 NMRT professional development stipend!
  • Awardees of the 2022 stipend and TLA will be notified by March 15, 2022.

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