Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Yet Another Excellent Funding Opportunity for the 2009 SLA Conference

The SLA is holding its annual conference in Washington DC this year. Would YOU like to travel to the place where all of America's best and worst decisions are made to hang out with throngs of your special librarian brethren (and sisteren)? If so, you might be interested in this press release, sent to us by our most recent professional profilee:

To: Toronto Chapter
Subject: [sla-ctor] CORRECTION - Student Stipend to SLA conference

The SLA Toronto Chapter is offering two student stipend awards, generously sponsored by FPinfomart, to help cover expenses at the 2009 SLA Annual Conference in Washington, DC. The Chapter will award both stipends for a total of up to two $1,750 awards.

Applicants must be willing to serve on the Executive or Advisory Board of the Toronto Chapter in the 2010 chapter year (Jan - Dec 2010).

Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate level library or information science program during the 2009/10 academic school year and be interested in a career in special librarianship. The recipient may not accept a travel award for the 2009 conference from any other SLA Division or Chapter.

Application procedures: Prepare a written statement in English of up to 500 words on what you hope to gain from the conference. If your essay is available on a public web server, you may submit a URL in lieu of a document. Include a resume. Submit the above documents along with your address, telephone number and email address via email no later than April 6 to:

Juanita Richardson
120 Eglinton Avenue East #1000
Toronto M4P 1E2

Juanita DOT richardson AT cedrom-sni DOT com