ALISE/University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award


Description: The ALISE Youth Services SIG seeks graduate student applications for the ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award, which supports costs associated with travel to, and participation in, the 2015 ALISE Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.

 

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 2014 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 1, 2014 to:

Denice Adkins
University of Missouri 
adkinsde@missouri.edu

and

Robin Fogle Kurz
Louisiana State University
robinfoglekurz@gmail.com

 

Deadline: November 1, 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.

 


 

Previous Winners

2014

Natalie Greene Taylor (University of Maryland)

2013

Karla Lucht, (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
2012 

Robin Fogle Kurz, (University of South Carolina)

2011 Lucia Cedeira Serantes, (University of Western Ontario)
2010 Minjie Chen, (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
2009 Eric M. Meyers, (University of Washington)

 

 

 

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