ALISE 2013: Call for Applications for the ALISE / University of Washington Information School Youth Services Graduate Student Travel Award

Deadline: November 1, 2012

Notification to Award Recipients: December 1, 2012

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 2013 ALISE Annual Conference in Seattle, WA.

This award is open to students currently enrolled (at the time of the ALISE

conference) in an LIS graduate program (including both doctoral and masterís

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 2013 ALISE

conference (e.g., presenting a poster or a paper, serving as a member of a

panel, interviewing for a faculty position). The award amount is $750, and an

individual may only receive the award once. Additional information about the

award is available at http://www.alise.org/Youth%20Services%20Graduate%20Student%20Travel%20Award

Interested graduate students should submit an application which must include:

(1) a letter (no more than one page, single-spaced) describing the individualís

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 will be adjudicated

by a panel consisting of three members of the Youth Services SIG, selected and

coordinated by the current yearís SIG chair(s).

Applications for the 2012 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, 2011 to ALISE Youth Services SIG Co-Chair, Sarah Park

([log in to unmask]). Results will be announced on or before Dec. 1.

Dr. Sarah Park

Assistant Professor

St. Catherine University

Master of Library and Information Science Program

2004 Randolph Ave. #4125

St. Paul, MN 55105

651-690-8791


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Sarah Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of LIS
St. Catherine University
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http://sarahpark.com
651.690.8791