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March 15 Deadline: FAER Travel Grant for Library/Information Science Student

  • 1.  March 15 Deadline: FAER Travel Grant for Library/Information Science Student

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    Posted 03-08-2019 10:59

    Food, Agriculture & Environmental Resources (FAER) Division

    Special Libraries Association

     

     

    TRAVEL GRANT FOR LIBRARY/INFORMATION SCIENCE STUDENT

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

     

    The FAER Division will reimburse travel expenses up to $500.00 for a library or information science student interested in pursuing a career in the field(s) of food, nutrition, environmental resources or agricultural information.

    ELIGIBILITY:

    • Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate level library or information science program during the current academic year or have graduated within the last six months
    • Be interested in pursuing a career in food, nutrition, environmental resources or agricultural information.
    • A member of the SLA FAER Division

     

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION:      March 15, 2019

     

    APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

     

    • Submit a statement of approximately 200-300 words on why you would like to attend the conference and what interests you in the field of food, nutrition, environmental resources and agricultural information. Indicate how you would like to be involved in the FAER Division.
    • This statement must be in English.
    • Include a signed letter of recommendation from either a faculty advisor or immediate supervisor on company letterhead
    • Include a transcript from your library school or other proof of current enrollment or program completion.
    • Include a current resume

     

    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 materials 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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