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Grants

Staff from AAUP full, associate, and international members can apply for the grants below. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 8. If you are eligible to apply for multiple grants, you may do so, but please be aware of the financial awards of each grant. The Sheraton Denver Downtown is offering rooms to grant recipients at a reduced rate. Details will be provided to grantees.

Newcomer Registration Grant

Three Newcomer grants will be awarded to individual who would like to attend their first AAUP Annual Meeting. Applicants must be permanent (full or part time) staff at an AAUP full, international, or associate member press. Newcomer Grants cover your full meeting registration fee (workshop fees are not included). The application deadline is Wednesday, April 8. Grant recipients will be notified whether or not they received the grant by April 20. Grant recipients are responsible for their transportation and lodging expenses. Three Newcomer Grants were awarded for 2015.

2015 Newcomer Grantees

Lindsey Auten, Compositor/Production Associate, University of Nebraska Press
Jenna Phillips, Marketing & New Media Associate, Vanderbilt University Press
Michelle Sybert, Project Manager and Editor, Indiana University Press

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 were awarded in 2015.

2015 Diversity Grantees

Marika Arellano Christofides, Assistant Acquisitions Editor, University of Illinois Press
Tara Cyphers, Managing Editor/Acquistions Editor, Ohio State University Press

CrossRef and Baker & Taylor Early Career Grants

Generously funded by CrossRef and Baker & Taylor, these grants cover 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. Applicants must be permanent (full or part time) staff at an AAUP full, international, or associate member. Two Early Career Grants were awarded in 2015.

2015 CrossRef/Baker& Taylor Early Career Grantees

James Ayers, Senior Production Editor, University of New Mexico Press
Rachel Doll, Publicist and Exhibits Manager, University Press of Florida