REFORMA offers several awards, grants, and scholarships.
The Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo Librarian of the Year Award recognizes a librarian who has distinguished himself or herself in the field of librarianship, promoted and advocated services to the Spanish-speaking and Latino communities, and made outstanding contributions to REFORMA. Award: a $500 stipend, free registration to the next REFORMA Conference, and a commemorative plaque.
The Elizabeth Martinez Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes those who have achieved excellence in librarianship over an extended period (20+ years) of service and who have made significant and lasting contributions to REFORMA, as well as to the Latino and the Spanish-speaking communities. Award: a $500 stipend, free registration to the next REFORMA Conference, and a commemorative plaque.
The Pura Belpré Award is presented to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.
The Día mini-grant program awards $300 to up to five public or school libraries to support a Día program that celebrates Latino culture.
The Noche de Cuentos mini-grant is to help libraries host programs that focus on oral traditions. It should be storytelling-based, with an emphasis on cultural literacy activities. The event should be held during the week of the spring equinox.
The REFORMA National Program Grant is a grant of up to $500 awarded to an active REFORMA Chapter and Members-at-Large that wishes to apply for funds to work on a special project that benefits the Latino/Spanish speaking within their community.
The REFORMA scholarship is for graduate students in Library and Information Science who are Spanish-speakers or interested in serving Hispanics/Latinos or the Spanish-speaking. Maximum scholarship amount: $1,500.
The Rose Treviño Memorial Scholarship is for those pursuing a degree in children's or young adult librarianship. Maximum scholarship amount: $1,500.