Do you need financial assistance for study or research? The APLA Memorial Trust provides funding for projects that contribute to the development of your career and are of benefit to the library profession. Applicants must be members of APLA.  Previous applicants and winners are eligible. To apply, send a letter outlining your proposed project and estimated costs and a copy of your curriculum vitae.  Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2013.

The annual award amount is determined by the interest from the Trust. This year’s award will be about $500.

Please consider making a donation to the Trust as a means of assisting the professional development of future members and for honouring past members.

For more information about the award, to submit an application, or to make a donation, please contact:

Heather Sanderson

Convenor, APLA Memorial Awards Committee


Heather Sanderson

Information Literacy Librarian

Patrick Power Library

Saint Mary's University

Halifax, NS  B3H 3C3

Tel: 902-420-5541

Fax: 902-420-5561

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