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Annual Meeting Grants

Staff from AAUP Regular Members (formerly known as full, associate, and international members) were eligible for the grants below, with an application deadline of April 10, 2017. Applications were reviewed by a subcommittee of AAUP's Board of Directors. Recipients will make their own travel and hotel arrangements, and provide AAUP with a brief report about their experiences at the meeting. Contact Susan Patton ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) with any questions.

Early Career Grants

This grant covers up to $1,600 in registration fees and travel expenses for an individual to attend their first annual meeting. Applicants must have more than six months but less than three years of experience in scholarly publishing.

Two Early Career Grants were awarded in 2017:

  • Liza Hagerman, Assistant Production Editor, Purdue University Press
  • Cheryl Loe, Managing Editor, University of Hawai’i Press

Qualifications:

  1. Applicant must be a permanent full time staff member at a regular AAUP member with a start date at current press that is prior to September 30, 2016.
  2. Applicant must have less than three years of experience in scholarly publishing.
  3. Applicant may not have attended an AAUP Annual Meeting in the past.
  4. Applicants from presses that received a 2016 Early Career Grant are not eligible to apply.

 

Newcomer Registration Grants

Three Newcomer Grants will be awarded to individuals who would like to attend their first AAUP Annual Meeting. Applicants must be permanent full time staff at an AAUP regular member press for a least one year. Grant recipients are responsible for ALL transportation and lodging expenses. Newcomer Grants cover your full meeting registration fee (workshop fees are not included).

Three Newcomer Grants were awarded in 2017:

  • Christine Brown, Publicity and Advertising Manager, Texas A&M University Press
  • Mary Lui, Editorial, Design, and Production Coordinator, University of Toronto Press
  • Patrick O’Dowd, Acquisitions Assistant, University Press of Kentucky

Qualifications:

  1. Applicant must be a permanent full time staff member at a full, associate, or international AAUP member press with a start date prior to March 26, 2016.
  2. Applicant may not have attended an AAUP Annual Meeting in the past.
  3. Applicants from presses that received a 2016 Early Career Grant or 2016 Newcomer Grant are not eligible to apply.


Diversity Grants

Diversity Grants are open to all qualified employees of AAUP member presses who are identified as a member of an underrepresented group within the association. Applicants must be permanent (full or part time) staff at an AAUP regular member and must have at least one year of experience at an AAUP member press. AAUP will waive the annual meeting registration fees and reimburse lodging and travel expenses up to $1,000.

Two Diversity Grants were awarded in 2017:

  • Yunhui Dorr, Graphic Designer, Northern Illinois University Press
  • Cecilia Sorochin, Senior Designer, University of Virginia Press

Qualifications:

  1. Applicant must be a permanent full or part-time staff member at a regular AAUP member press with a start date prior to March 26, 2016.
  2. Applicant may not have attended an AAUP Annual Meeting in the past three years (since 2014).