The APLA Memorial Trust provides funding for projects that contribute to the development of the applicant’s career and are of benefit to the library profession, through research, educational opportunity, or other appropriate endeavor.

The award amount is determined annually by the interest from the Trust. Please consider making a donation to the Trust as a means of assisting the professional development of present and future members and of honouring past members.


March 31st of each year

Submission process

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 to memorial-award@apla.ca