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NASIG 2016 Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

(via Gwen Gregory, IACRL President)

NASIG (formerly the North American Serials Interest Group, Inc.) is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2016 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 31st Annual Conference, being held in Albuquerque, NM, June 9-12, 2016.

The application deadline is January 29, 2016. Please visit http://bit.ly/1Osyj90 for full descriptions and application materials.

Professional/Paraprofessional Award

Birdie MacLennan Award-An award for a mid-career professional, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.

Capstone Award-A $1500 award to recognize a professional who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management.

First-Timer Award-An award for an information resources management professional or paraprofessional who has not attended a NASIG conference, covering costs of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Horizon Award-Award for a promising new information resources management professional, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America. Recipients will also be invited to serve on a NASIG committee.

John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award-An award for a professional within each organization to attend both the NASIG and UKSG annual conferences.

Marcia Tuttle International Award-A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the information supply chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.

Paraprofessional Specialist Award-Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights’ lodging,and travel within North America.

Rose Robischon Scholarship-A scholarship awarded to an information-resource-management professional lacking funds for travel. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights’ lodging, and travel within North America.

STUDENT AWARDS

John Riddick Student Grant-Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Fritz Schwartz Education Scholarship-A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments in an information-resource-management career.

If you have questions about applying for a an award, grant, or scholarship, contact Leigh Ann DePope, at publicist@nasig.org. For more information on the NASIG organization and its annual conference, visit http://www.nasig.org.

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