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Call for Submissions: 2019 ALISE Research Grant Competition

2019 ALISE Research Grant Competition

ALISE Annual Conference

September 24-26, 2019 | Knoxville, Tennessee


Submissions due March 22, 2019

Dear ALISE Members:

Please consider submitting a research grant for the ALISE Research Grant Competition.

The ALISE Research Grant Program Competition awards one or more grants totaling up to $5,000 to support research broadly related to education for library and information science. The Research Grant Award cannot be used to support a doctoral dissertation.


Submission Requirements:

Proposals may not exceed 20 double-spaced pages, excluding CVs. If necessary, supporting information may be included in an appendix. Proposals must include the following information to be considered in the competition:

  • Abstract of the project (not longer than 200 words)
  • Problem statement and literature review (including justification and need for the research)
  • Project objectives
  • Project description
  • Research design, methodology, and analysis techniques (including schedule for competition)
  • Detailed budget (including institutional or departmental contributions, if any)
  • Expected benefits and impact of the research
  • Vita(e) of project investigator(s) may be appended
  • Budget: Staff training, general operating or overhead expenses, and other indirect costs are not funded


Submission Process:

All submissions must be entered via the ALISE 2019 submission system at First-time users will be required to register and create an account. Select the relevant track for your submission: ALISE 2019 Research Competitions. Then select the type of submission: ALISE Research Grant Competition.

For more information, please visit:  



Miriam Sweeney, University of Alabama -


Jane Zhang, Catholic University of America 
John D'Ignazio, University of Syracuse
Melissa Gross, Florida State University 
Michael Widdersheim, Emporia State University


Call for Submissions