The American Library Association and the jury for the Beta Phi Mu encourages you to submit nominations for someone who deserves to be known for their work in education for librarianship. The award consists of $1,000 and a 24k gold framed citation of achievement. This annual award is for a library school faculty member or an individual. Self nominations are welcome. To submit your nomination you’ll need a statement indicating this nominee’s distinguished contributions to education, indicating why the candidate is worthy of the Beta Phi Mu Award. Supporting evidence or testimonials are also welcome.
More details are here: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/beta-phi-mu-award
Deadline is February 1, 2018
Last year’s winner was Dr. Knowles, who won for “…her unparalleled work surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion.” Read more about her here: http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/03/dr-em-claire-knowles-receives-2017-beta-phi-mu-award