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

Previous Recipients

The ALISE/University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award supports costs associated with travel to and participation in the ALISE Annual Conference. 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).

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 & 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)
  3. A current CV.
  4. Award Nomination Form

Previous Recipients:

2015 - Rachel Magee, Drexel University
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 Meyers, University of Washington 

 

 

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