Applications are now being accepted for the Annual Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Creative Outreach Grants for Teachers and Librarians. Two grants up to $1,000 each will be given. One grant will be given to a teacher and another to a librarian for proposals to develop new classroom or library programs that raise awareness of multicultural literature among young people; particularly but not exclusively through the works of Virginia Hamilton. The application deadline is Feb. 28, 2012. For complete instructions and proposal guidelines, see the attached application.
Please complete and submit the application form along with your proposal to Meghan Harper, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Virginia Hamilton and Arnold Adoff Creative Outreach Grant, c/o Meghan Harper, Ph.D., School of Library and Information Science, P.O. Box 5190, 314 Library, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44242. Grant recipients will be announced at the Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth on Friday, April 13, 2012, at the Kent State Student Center.
For further information, contact Angie Stevens or Dr. Meghan Harper (330) 672-2782.