Information Professionals: Building Alliances for
Mental Health, Substance Use and Addictions

Substance Abuse Librarians & Information Specialists
Association of Mental Health Librarians

2019 Annual Conference - SALIS's 41st, SALIS/AMHL's 4th
April 23-26, 2019 · Boston, Massachusetts, USA


SALIS will offer a limited number of partial scholarships for members who require financial assistance to attend the 2019 SALIS/AMHL conference.

Deadline: March 6, 2019

Eligibility and Application Procedures:

    • An applicant must 1) have been a Full SALIS member for at least one year, and; 2) have paid their membership dues for 2019.

    • First-time attendees, conference presenters and those who have not received a scholarship previously will be given priority for funding.

    • Applicants should first seek support from their home organization or other sponsor before requesting support from SALIS.

    • The number of scholarships awarded for each conference depends upon the number of qualified applicants and available funds. Up to three scholarships may be awarded each year.

    • Awards will be determined by a committee consisting of the SALIS Chair (or Chair-elect), the Chair(s) of the conference host committee, and the SALIS Treasurer.

    • Each scholarship shall consist of a waiver of the registration fee, plus payment by SALIS of two nights (2) in the host hotel for the recipient – room rate plus tax only – excluding all incidentals, which are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient. No funds are given directly to the applicant by SALIS.

    • A letter of application should be submitted in writing (postal or email) to the SALIS Treasurer no later than March 6, 2019. Letters of application should include:

      • Statement from the member of her/his goals for participating in the conference
      • Estimated costs for attendance

      • Statement from the member's home organization indicating availability and amount of matching funds or other partial support, if any.

    • Successful applicants will be required to submit a brief article on their conference experience to the SALIS newsletter.

    • Notification of scholarship results will be sent to applicants within one week of the deadline for submitting, by March 13, 2019 at the latest.

Each conference scholarship recipient must make his/her own hotel reservations, and hold that reservation with his/her own credit card. SALIS will authorize the hotel to charge two (2) nights for each scholarship recipient on its master account, and will make payment to the hotel at the conclusion of the conference. The scholarship recipient will need to furnish a valid credit card to the hotel in advance to guarantee late arrival, pay for additional nights spent at the hotel beyond the two (2) nights covered by the scholarship, and cover all incidentals, including those accrued during the two (2) scholarship nights.

Mail your completed letter of application to

Karen Palmer, SALIS Treasurer
Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)
500 - 75 Albert St.
Ottawa, ON K1P 5E7   Canada

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