Special Libraries Association Engineering Division
$1200 SPIE Digital Library Student Travel Stipend Award
Call for Applications
Award to attend the SLA Annual Conference in
Chicago, IL, 15 -18 July, 2012
SPIE Digital Library is sponsoring for library school students the award of a $1200 travel stipend toward payment of expenses incurred while attending the annual Special Libraries Association conference in Chicago, Illinois, July 15-18, 2012. SPIE Digital Library is the world’s largest collection of optics and photonics applied research.
The SPIE Digital Library Student Travel Stipend Award will be given to the qualified student who submits an essay of three or less double spaced typed pages that is judged to be the best essay submitted describing the following scenario:
« Emerging trends in science librarianship »
Qualifications for Entering Award Competition:
Applicants must be student members of the Special Libraries Association at the time of award submission.
Part of the award will be a one year student membership to the SLA Engineering Division. The essay winner must be a student member of the SLA Engineering Division at the time of acceptance of the award.
Last year, the winning essay was posted in the SciTech News Bulletin.
1. Give your full name, address, telephone number, e mail address, and a statement, on one page, of your qualifications, as given above, for entering the award competition. Include the name of your library school.
2. Type your full name (without any additional personal information) at the top of each essay page. Double space the typing on all pages.
Deadline for Submission: March 14, 2012.
Submit Entries for the award to:
Bette Finn, SLA Engineering Division Awards Committee
Georgia Tech Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia 30332 0900
Phone: (404) 894 1790 Fax: (404) 894 8190
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org