Sunday, February 12, 2017

Travel Grant Available to a Student Interested in Special Libraries!

SPIE Digital Library is sponsoring a $1200 travel stipend toward payment of expenses incurred while attending the annual Special Libraries Association conference in Phoenix, Arizona, June 18-20, 2017.   The award recipient will also receive a one-year SLA student membership to the Engineering Division.  An announcement and introduction to the award recipient will be posted on the Engineering Division website, appear as an article in the Sci-Tech News.  The award check will also be presented at the SLA conference, date and time to be determined.

The award winner will be required to fulfill one of the two post-award requirements:
* Submit an article to the Engineering Division newsletter, Sci-Tech News, within six months of attending the conference covering your conference experience or what you took away from the conference.
* Attend an Engineering Division meeting shortly following the annual conference to give a report about your conference experience.

To be qualified for this opportunity, submit a personal statement of up to 1000 words on how you believe this award will benefit you personally and professionally.  Provide your name, address, telephone number, email address, name of your library school, and statement to Bette Finn at  Submit your application by March 1, 2017.

The winner of the award will be notified by early to mid-March.

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