Thursday, January 14, 2010

MORE Stipends for the 2010 SLA Annual Conference

As promised we have received more stipend awards to attend the 2010 SLA Annual Conference. Descriptions are listed below.

Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division
The SLA's Division of Pharmaceutical and Health Technology would like to provide financial assistance to students interested in attending the2010 SLA Annual Meeting in New Orleans. An award stipend of up to $1,500 will be granted to a maximum of 3 qualified applicants.

Applications are due by Friday, February 12.
For more information about the application please visit:

Joe Ann Clifton Student Award Submissions from the IT Division
The deadline for this award is quickly approaching. For more details visit the website listed below. As the winner, we will:

  • Reimburse your travel expenses, not to exceed $1,500, to attend the SLAAnnual Conference June 13-16, 2010 in New Orleans.
  • Recognize and present the winning paper at the Annual Business Meeting ofthe IT Division.
  • Publish the winning paper in b/ITe, the official Division newsletter.

Engineering Division
Inspec is sponsoring their annual award of a $1200.00 travel stipend for a library school student toward payment of expenses incurred while attending the annual Special Libraries Association conference, to be held in in New Orleans, LA, June 13-16, 2010. The Inspec Award will be given to the qualified student who submits the best essay of three or less double-spaced typed pages describing the following topic:
"Describe and propose the use of a web 2.0 technology to connect users with information in an engineering library."
Qualification for Entering the Award Competition: Be a student member of the Special Libraries Association.

Special Instructions:
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
Submit entries for the award to:
Bette Finn, SLA Engineering Division Awards Committee
Georgia Tech Library and Information Center
Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, Georgia 30332 0900
Voicemail: (404) 894 1790, Fax: (404) 894 8190