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B&F Conference Travel Awards--Apply! Deadline: April 1

  • 1.  B&F Conference Travel Awards--Apply! Deadline: April 1

    Posted 03-12-2020 12:08

    Dear colleagues, please see the below call. Do not hesitate to apply.

    The Business & Finance Division Annual Conference Travel Awards

    The Business & Finance Division is excited to offer four $1500 USD travel awards for use in supporting attendance to the 2020 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference on June 6 – 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

    The award checks will be presented at the Business & Finance Division Awards Reception at the 2020 SLA Annual Conference on Sunday, June 7.  The selected recipients must be present to receive their awards. 

    Eligibility and application:

    1. Applicants must be a member of the SLA Business & Finance Division in good standing at the time of application. Eligible applicants include current graduate students,  unemployed/seeking first or new opportunities, and those in the profession who aren't financially supported to attend the conference by their employers.
    1. To apply, applicants must submit a personal statement of up to 500 words explaining how you expect to benefit professionally from attending the conference and the Business & Finance division events.  

    Expectations may also include:

    1. Contributing to the Business & Finance Division's social media outlets during and/or after the conference.

    1. Writing a summary article or social media post to be shared via the Business & Finance Division's SLA Connect page.

    Award recipients' names will be posted to the division's website. 

    Deadline and notification:

    Submit applications by April 1, 2020 to Betsy Clementson at

    Applicants will receive notification of award status by April 15, 2020.

    Daniel Hickey, MLIS
    Librarian for Business & Economics at NYU Stern School of Business
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