Bea Griggs Memorial Incentive Grant

Bea Griggs Memorial Incentive Grant

To Encourage Young People to Use Libraries

SLMSSENY is looking to fund innovative and exemplary programs which promote excellence in library service to children and young adults. Total award of up to $500.


1. Applicant must be a current member of SLMSSENY. Not yet a member? Please complete the membership application to be considered for an award.

2. Applicant must be a certified school library media specialist currently employed in the SLMSSENY seven county region.

Application Procedure

Fill out the form below

Any questions please email

Review and Selection Process

Each application will be evaluated by a blind selection process done through a set committee of Executive Board Members.

Terms of Acceptance

Winner is responsible for submitting receipts for program related costs (up to the $500 award amount).

Recognition of Recipient

The recipient will be contacted by the awards chair in late April and formally recognized at our annual symposium.

Award winner is encouraged to attend. A letter will also be sent to the winner's principal and superintendent.

Please submit your application using our form below.