Professional Development Award
HLA provides one professional award annually, for up to $1,000.00. Library staff at any level may apply, including paraprofessionals. The award may be used to participate in a conference or continuing education activity that takes place within the year following the application deadline.
Student Success Award
HLA provides one $1,000.00 student award annually, with one year free membership to HLA.
This is managed by our partner organization, PIALA. The annual Karen M. Peacock award provides up to $1,000, for a current Pacific Islands Association of Libraries, Archives, and Museums (PIALA) member to engage in any type of professional development that would benefit and strengthen their professional skillset.