Science-Technology Divistion S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award

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

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.




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