AAUP 2014

Grants

Several grants are available to assist AAUP members with registration fees and travel expenses for the 2014 Annual Meeting. Grant awards were announced April 20.

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 Full, International, or Associate Member and must have at least one year of university press experience. AAUP covers the annual meeting registration fee and reimburses lodging and travel expenses up to $1,000.

Two Diversity Grants have been awarded in 2014:

Jasmine Der, Digital Projects Coordinator, Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Sophie Wereley, Editorial Assistant, University of Chicago Press

Newcomer Grants

Newcomer Grants are open to all qualified employees of AAUP member presses who have never attended an annual meeting. Grants cover the registration fee only (travel expenses and pre-meeting workshop fees are not reimbursed).

Three Newcomer Grants have been awarded in 2014:

Rebecca Campany, Director of Marketing, Brookings Institution Press
Sheila McMahon, Editor, University of Wisconsin Press
Rebecca Welzenbach, Journals Coordinator, University of Michigan Press

CrossRef Early Career Grants

Generously funded by CrossRef, this grant covers up to $1,600 in registration fees and travel expenses for an individual with less than three years experience at an AAUP member press to attend their first annual meeting.

One Early Career Grant has been awarded in 2014:

Alison Shay, Editorial Assistant, Acquisitions, University of North Carolina Press