Another SLA 2011 Student Stipend Award

Student Stipend Award
The Petroleum & Energy Resources (PER) Division, SLA, is offering a Student Stipend Award to help cover expenses at the 2011 SLA annual Conference in Philadelphia.

The Stipend includes $1,000 plus student registration to the conference plus complimentary entrance to any PER ticketed events.

The conference theme is a question, “Are You Future Ready?”

Eligibility
All Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate level library or information science program and be interested in a career in petroleum or energy librarianship. The 2011 SLA Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA must be the first SLA conference attended.
Applicants must be members of SLA by March 15, 2011 to be eligible. Students can access an SLA Membership Application form at: http://tinyurl.com/2hfra4 and mail it to the address indicated on that form. The cost is $40 for student membership.

The recipient may not accept a travel award for the 2011 SLA Annual Conference from any other SLA Division or Chapter.

Application Procedures
Prepare a written statement of approximately 500 words on the following topic: “I am future ready and ready for what is next because…”

Essays should not include what you will do at the Conference. Rather, the essay must incorporate the conference theme and demonstrate the anticipated benefits.
Please include a letter of recommendation from either a faculty advisor or the SLA Student Group Faculty Advisor.

Submit the above documents, along with your address, telephone number and email address, postmarked no later than March 15, 2011 to:

Joyce Fedeczko
PER Division Awards Chair
LAC Group on assignment at BP
602 Library, 150 W. Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL 60563
joyce.fedeczko@bp.com
630.420.4850

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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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