Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant
Description: The ALISE Board of Directors seeks nominations from institutional members for the Doctoral Students to ALISE Grant. The grant supports the attendance of one or more promising LIS doctoral students at the ALISE Annual Conference, which will be held in Chicago, IL on January 27-30, 2015. Through undertaking conference assignments and participating fully in conference programs, the winner will gain an understanding of how ALISE serves its members. One or two grants will be given.
Sponsorship: This award is sponsored by the ALISE Endowment Fund.
Prize: Each winner will:
The nominating school of the award recipient is asked to help their student with transportation costs.
Student Commitment Guidelines
The Doctoral Students to ALISE will commit to 10 hours of ALISE activities which may include:
Eligibility and Criteria:
Submission Process: The dean/director/program chair of a member school may nominate one doctoral student by completing the nomination form (Coming Fall 2014). The nominee must submit a statement on an issue relating to the theme of the 2015 ALISE conference “Mirrors & Windows: Reflections on Social Justice & Re-Imagining LIS Education” The document must be double spaced, word processed, and must not exceed 250 words. Submissions must be titled and display the author’s name. Nominees must e-mail both the nomination form (Coming Fall 2014) and statement to ALISE Headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: September 16, 2014
Award Jury: Don Latham, ALISE Director for Special Interest Groups, Laurie Bonnici, ALISE Director for Membership Services, and Carol Tilley, Director for External Relations
Presentation: Winners will be announced in November. The award will be presented at the Awards Reception during the Annual Conference.
2014: Chaoqun Ni
2014: Adriana McCleer
2013: Nancy Poole
2013: Maria Otero-Boisvert
2013: Jeffrey DiScala
2012: Jackie Brodsky
2011: Beth St. Jean
2010: Sarah Sutton
2009: Marc Kosciejew
2009: Shelagh K. Genuis
2008: Miriam Matteson
Last updated: 4/19/2014