Monday, January 23, 2012

Student Stipend Awards for the 2012 SLA Annual Conference

This just in from the Business and Finance Division of the SLA...

The Special Libraries Association Business and Finance Division is offering student stipend awards to help cover expenses at the 2012 SLA Annual Conference in Chicago from July 15-18, 2012.

The Division will award student stipends and professional grants for a total of up to six $1,500 awards.The direct URL for the Student Stipend announcement and application can be found here.

Please note that applicants should be members of the SLA Business & Finance Division by March 1, 2012 to be eligible for consideration. Students can join online at the following website:

Student membership in SLA is only $40.00. Students will need to apply prior to March 1st, in order for SLA staff to have time to process their application.

Information about the SLA Business and Finance Division can be found at:

The conference theme is "Practicing Agility in an Open World Economy”. Participation in the programs, opportunities for networking, exposure to new information products and possible job leads at the employment clearinghouse will make this conference a valuable experience for students.