14 Nov

More Booksellers Head to Winter Institute on Scholarships

A number of additional scholarships to the 2019 Winter Institute have been awarded to ABA member booksellers.

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17 Oct

2019 ABC Children’s Institute Scholarship Application Process Continues

ABA is committed to awarding a number of 2019 Children’s Institute scholarships to booksellers from diverse backgrounds. All applications to next year’s event in Pittsburgh are due December 4, 2018.

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27 Sep

October 9 Deadline Approaching for Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists

The year-long scholarship will send one bookseller to ABA’s 2019 Winter Institute and their region’s 2019 fall trade show as well as provide $1,000 to start a community outreach program through the store.

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24 Sep

Kickstarter Campaign Begins for Bookselling Without Borders 2019

Bookselling Without Borders, a scholarship program for booksellers that aims to make the American book market more welcoming to international voices, just kicked off its 2019 crowdfunding campaign.

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19 Sep

Scholarship Application Process Opens for 2019 ABC Children’s Institute

Booksellers at stores that did not have an ABC Children’s Institute scholarship winner in 2017 or 2018 can now apply for a scholarship to the 2019 Children’s Institute in Pittsburgh.

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10 Sep

Bookselling Without Borders Scholarship to Send Four to Frankfurt Book Fair

The scholarship aims to expose U.S. booksellers to the global book industry to equip them “to become advocates for international and diverse literature in their own stores,” said Europa Editions’ Michael Reynolds.

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28 Aug

72 Booksellers Awarded Scholarships to the 2019 Winter Institute

Scholarships will cover the conference fee; up to four nights plus tax at a hotel in the ABA block; and transportation costs up to $400 for the January 22–25 event in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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06 Aug

Binc Announces Winners of Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarships

“All of the winners are doing their part to create a more inclusive environment and help strengthen the book industry,” said Binc Executive Director Pam French.

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31 Jul
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Applications Open for Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists

The recipient will attend ABA’s 2019 Winter Institute and their region’s 2019 fall trade show and will be provided with a grant to establish and implement a community outreach program through their store.

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10 Jul

Last Call: Winter Institute Scholarship Applications Due July 15

Booksellers have until Sunday, July 15, to apply for a scholarship to the American Booksellers Association’s 2019 Winter Institute.

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05 Jul

Applications Open for SIBA’s 2018 Pat Conroy Scholarships

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance is inviting booksellers to apply for a scholarship to attend the SIBA Discovery Show, courtesy of Penguin Random House.

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26 Jun

Winter Institute Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to July 15

To ensure every bookseller has the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to the 2019 Winter Institute, ABA has extended the application deadline to July 15.

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25 Jun

Last Call: July 1 Deadline for Professional Development Scholarship

The program, sponsored by the Book Industry Charitable Foundation and Macmillan Publishers, offers $500 for a bookseller from a traditionally underrepresented group in the industry to attend their regional show; nine winners will be chosen.

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21 Jun
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The Clock’s Ticking: Apply for a Winter Institute Scholarship Now

Booksellers have until June 30 to apply for a scholarship to ABA’s 2019 Winter Institute via a form on BookWeb.

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04 Jun

Winter Institute Scholarship Applications Open Until June 30

The application form is open for booksellers hoping to win a scholarship (which includes the conference fee plus lodging and transportation costs) to ABA’s 2019 Winter Institute in Albuquerque.

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