The S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award is offered to a library school student or first time conference attendee. This $1,000 award is to be used toward expenses of attending the SLA Annual Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, June 8-10, 2014.
QUALIFICATIONS: Be a library school student or first time attendee; be a current member of SLA, preference going to Science-Technology Division members; if NOT a student, then must be attending his or her first SLA conference. Please note, membership in SLA for students or low-income librarians is very affordable ($40 US / $46 CDN). See http://www.sla.org/access-membership/join-sla/
NOMINATIONS: Self-nominations are encouraged.
Send a typed and signed document including complete title, Library School and anticipated graduation date, employer (if applicable), and all professional and personal contact information.
All nominations must also include the following:
A short essay (500 words or less) on the theme of the 2014 Annual Conference: “Beyond Borders”. The essay should be double-spaced. Neatness, spelling and grammar will count in judging.
Supporting documentation MUST include a current curriculum vita OR resume for the candidate, and SHOULD include supporting letters. A list of significant publications (if applicable), or other documentation regarding qualifications may be included.
Applications should also mention if you are currently applying for other SLA division awards.
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: March 31, 2014