$1500 Inspec Travel Stipend Award for SLA in Philly

The Special Libraries Association Engineering Division administers the Inspec Travel Stipend Award. Inspec is sponsoring a $1500 travel stipend to be awarded to the student submitting the best essay as is described in the following competition announcement:

Special Libraries Association Engineering Division
$1500 Inspec Travel Stipend Award ‑‑ Call for Applications
Align CenterAward to attend the SLA Annual Meeting in
Philadelphia, PA, 12‑15 June 2011
Inspec is sponsoring for library school students the award of a $1500.00 travel stipend toward payment of expenses incurred while attending the annual Special Libraries Association conference in Philadelphia, PA, June 1215, 2011.The Inspec 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:

“What is your vision of an Engineering Library in the year 2020. Describe the mission, services, collection, resources, staffing, location, etc.”
Qualification for Award Competition: Be a student member of the Engineering Division of the SLA

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: February 9, 2011.

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

About amy de simone
Amy is an active volunteer, traveler and photographer. She is interested in art, libraries, museums and nonprofits. She holds an M.A. in Library & Information Studies and a B.A. in Italian Language & Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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