ALISE/University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award
Sponsorship: This award is sponsored by the University of Washington Information School
Prize: The award amount is $750, and an individual may only receive the award once.
Eligibility and Criteria: This award is open to students currently enrolled (at the time of the ALISE conference) in an LIS graduate program (including both doctoral and master’s studies) with a concentration in youth services, broadly defined to include materials and library/information services for children and young adults in both everyday life and library settings. Applicants must be members of the Youth Services SIG and must be actively participating in the 2015 ALISE conference (e.g., presenting a poster or a paper, serving as a member of a panel, interviewing for a faculty position).
Submission Process: Interested graduate students should submit an application which must include: (1) a letter (no more than one page, single-spaced) describing the individual’s interest and work in the youth services area; (2) evidence of participation (or submission to participate) in the upcoming conference (e.g., poster/paper/panel acceptance/application); and (3) a current CV.
Applications for the 2015 ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award should be submitted electronically (as attached PDF or Word file) no later than 11:59 p.m. on November 7, 2014 to:
Robin Fogle Kurz
Deadline: November 7, 2014
Award Jury: Applications will be adjudicated by a panel consisting of three members of the Youth Services SIG, selected and coordinated by the current year's SIG chair(s).
Presentation: Award recipients will be notified by December 1, 2014 and awards will be presented at the Awards ceremony at ALISE 2015.