Lifetime Achievement Award winners Jonnie Dvorak and Jackie Harris have collaborated in numerous ways over the years. They have sought ways to work together to enrich their professional lives as well as the profession. Suggesting this idea springs from their spirit of collaboration. In 2019 NCLCA will award the first Learning Center Collaboration Grant.
The purpose of the NCLCA Learning Center Collaboration Grant is to provide financial assistance for at least two learning center professionals from two separate post-secondary institutions who will collaborate and share the load of conducting research or the development of program initiatives.
the grant will consist of
The $1500 grant will be divided evenly between each of the recipients' institutions for NCLCA supported research or program development. One recipient from each institution will receive a conference fee waiver for 50% of the member price for registration with the expectation that they will present their progress/findings at the following NCLCA Conference. Recipients are also expected to submit their results to the TLAR at the conclusion of their research/program development.
GENERAL AWARD PREFERENCES & REQUIREMENTS
All members are welcome to apply for awards and grants. Preference will be given to those who have not won the award in the last 2 years.
Membership to NCLCA is required prior to nominating or applying for an award or grant. An affiliate member must also become a member of NCLCA in order to be eligible for awards and grants.
At least two learning center professionals from two separate post-secondary institutions will collaborate to:
Note: Winners must accept the award at the NCLCA annual conference in person or virtually via phone, Skype, FaceTime, or similar technology.
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