Apply for SLA Conference Travel Award by next Thursday, March 21st

  • 1.  Apply for SLA Conference Travel Award by next Thursday, March 21st

    Posted 03-15-2019 10:03

    SLA-Michigan Travel Award to the 2019 Annual Conference. Apply by March 21st

    This year, the SLA-Michigan Chapter is offering a $1200 award towards attendance at the 2019 SLA Conference in Cleveland, Ohio from Friday, June 14 to Tuesday, June 18.   

    Contributions for this award come from the Chapter members who organized and generously donated to the Holiday Party Silent Auction during the last few years.

    Eligibility: SLA-Michigan Chapter student members or recent graduates

    • Must be a member of the Special Libraries Association – Michigan Chapter
    • Preference goes to applicants who are current students enrolled in an accredited graduate program in library or information science
    • Will also consider SLA-Michigan chapter members who have received their MLIS/MLS during the last three years and whose employer is not sponsoring their conference attendance

    Submit to the Award Committee Chair the following requirements by Wednesday, March 21st

    1. Current resume
    2. A 200-300 word cover letter explaining why you want to attend this conference and how it will help you professionally.  Also describe your plans to be an active SLA member and how you could volunteer and contribute to the SLA-Michigan chapter or the national association. 

    Application Due Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019

    Email letter and resume to Danguole Kviklys (dkviklys@umich.edu) SLA-Michigan Awards Committee Chair

    SLA-Michigan Awards Committee Members

    Mary Catherine Moeller, SLA-Michigan Student Liaison

    Jane Potee, SLA-Michigan Past-President, 2018

    Chad Groenhout,  SLA-Michigan member


    Award Notification: March 27, 2019

    Thank you!

    Danguole Kviklys
    Associate Librarian
    University of Michigan
    (734) 764-8424Associate Librarian