NASIG Student Grant Award Debbie Sibley 24 Jan 1997 22:39 UTC
It's not too late to send your application for the NASIG Conference Student Grant Award! Deadline is Feb. 15, 1997! Please see below for details-- ANNOUNCEMENT NASIG CONFERENCE STUDENT GRANT AWARDS The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) is an independent organization bringing together many segments of the serials information chain to study and explore common interests, problems, and ideas. NASIG is currently seeking candidates for grants to attend the Twelfth Annual Conference to be held at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, May 29-June 1, 1997. Through the granting of these awards, NASIG desires to encourage participation in this information chain by students who are interested in some aspect of serials work upon completion of their professional degree. GUIDELINES SCOPE OF AWARD: Recipients are expected to attend the entire conference and submit a brief written report to NASIG. Expenses for travel, registration, meals and lodging will be paid by NASIG. Each recipient will also receive a year's membership in NASIG. ELIGIBILITY: Students who are currently enrolled at the graduate level in any ALA accredited library school, who do not already have an ALA accredited degree, and who have expressed an interest in some aspect of serials work, are eligible. Applicants must be full- or part-time students at the time of application. In order to accept an award, a recipient must not be employed in a position requiring an ALA accredited degree, nor on leave from such a position, at the time of acceptance of the grant. Equal consideration will be given to all qualified applicants, with preference given to those graduating the year of the conference. Students do not have to be NASIG members to apply. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application forms will be available after November 15, 1996, in ALA accredited library schools, through the NASIG Web Page, and from Debbie Sibley, Co-Chair, Awards and Recognition Committee. Completed applications should be sent to Debbie Sibley, Deputy Director The Lamar Soutter Library University of Massachusetts 55 Lake Ave. North Worcester, MA 01655 Telephone (508)856-2435. Fax (508)856-5899. Email: email@example.com APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 1997. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Fax submissions are acceptable. AWARD NOTIFICATION: Award recipients will be notified by April 1, 1997. A maximum of ten grants may be awarded for 1997.