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March 15 Application Deadline: FAER Travel Grant for New Professional

  • 1.  March 15 Application Deadline: FAER Travel Grant for New Professional

    Posted 03-08-2019 10:58

    Food, Agriculture & Environmental Resources (FAER) Division

    Special Libraries Association

     

    TRAVEL GRANT FOR NEW PROFESSIONAL

    to attend the 2019 SLA Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio , June 14-18, 2019

     

    The FAER Division of SLA will reimburse travel expenses up to $500.00 for a professional with less than 2 years of experience in the field(s) of food, agriculture, nutrition, environmental resources or agricultural information.

    ELIGIBILITY:

    • Applicants must be new to the field of food, nutrition, environmental resources or agricultural information (less than 2 years)
    • Currently working in a special or academic library with a subject focus in at least one of these fields
    • A member of the SLA FAER Division

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:      March 15, 2019

    APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

    To apply, send a cover letter including name, address, e-mail and phone number, along with job title/description, place of employment, and length of time spent as a librarian working in the field(s) of food, agriculture, nutrition or environmental resources. Include a statement of approximately 200-300 words on why you would like to attend the conference and how you would like to be involved in the FAER Division.  

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    • The award recipient will be required to write an article for FAER blog reporting on his/her conference experience in general or serving as a reporter for one FAER event/session.
    • The recipient shall serve at least one year on a FAER Committee.
    • Travel grant will be applied only to the SLA 2019 Annual Conference.

     

    APPLICATION ADDRESS:

    Please return the completed application by March 15, 2019 by email to: Anita Ezzo (ezzoa@msu.edu)

       

    NOTIFICATION:

    The successful applicant will be notified by March 26, 2019.

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    Anita Ezzo
    Food Science/Packaging Librarian
    Michigan State University Libraries
    (517) 884-6397
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