Category Archives: Scholarships

Binc Awards Two Scholarships to ComicsPRO Industry Meeting

Binc Awards Two Scholarships to ComicsPRO Industry Meeting The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has awarded $750 scholarships for the ComicsPRO industry meeting in Pittsburgh February 22-24, 2024, to Miranda Nordell at Dreamers & Make-Believers Books in Baltimore and Drew Sullivan at Ash Avenue Comics & Books in Tempe, Arizona. They can use the funds […]

Binc Announces Winner of Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists

A Missouri bookseller has won the fifth Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists awarded by the Friends of Carla Gray Committee and the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation. Riley Glissendorf from Stonecrest Book and Toy in Osage Beach, Missouri, will receive a year-long scholarship for professional development, which includes travel and hotel to attend Winter […]

Applications Open for Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activist

Binc is now accepting applications for the Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists. The winning bookseller will be awarded a year-long scholarship for professional development, which includes travel and hotel to attend Winter Institute 2024, travel and hotel to attend their 2024 regional fall tradeshow and a $1,000 stipend to fund a community outreach project. The […]

Binc Announces Winners of Scholarships to Support Professional Development and Diversity in the Bookselling Industry

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of two scholarships managed by the foundation—the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship and the George Keating Memorial Scholarship. The Macmillan scholarship allows eight booksellers from underrepresented groups to attend their region’s independent book association trade show. Each scholarship covers the cost of travel, […]

Applications Open for Macmillan Professional Development Scholarships

Ann Arbor, MI – The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and Macmillan Publishers are proud to announce that applications are open for the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship which provides $500 to booksellers traditionally underrepresented within the industry to attend their region’s fall trade show. Applications are accepted June 25-July 10. “We know firsthand how the regional trade shows are impactful for […]

The Denver Publishing Institute, Sourcebooks, and the Binc Foundation Announce Lily Huang as the 2023 Winner of DPI Scholarship

Ann Arbor, MI – Lily Huang has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Denver Publishing Institute this summer. Huang is a bookseller at The Seminary Co-op Bookstore & 57th Street Books in Chicago, IL. This scholarship is a collaboration with the Binc Foundation, Sourcebooks, and the Denver Publishing Institute; it includes tuition, room and board, and up […]

Book Industry Charitable Foundation 2022 Scholarship Announcements

Ann Arbor, MI – The Binc Foundation is proud to honor the 2022 professional development scholarship recipients. Thanks to Binc’s supporters, $16,250 was awarded to fifteen booksellers and comic retailers from across the country representing bookmobiles, comic shops, and local bookstores large and small. On the scholarships, Binc’s executive director, Pam French, said, “We are proud […]

Applications Now Open for Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activist

The Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists gives an independent bookseller the opportunity to attend two bookselling events as well as receive a $1000 grant to make their community stronger. The community outreach component of this scholarship is focused on finding new readers and ensuring access to books that improve readers’ lives while integrating […]

Applications Open for Inaugural George Keating Scholarship Program

The New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association (NAIBA), Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA), New England Independent Booksellers Association (NEIBA), and the Friends of George Keating committee are pleased to announce applications for the inaugural George Markey Keating Memorial Scholarship will open April 6. The scholarship provides $250 to a bookseller from each of three regional associations, […]

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