Applications are now being accepted for the annual Ken Haycock Student Conference Award for the 2014 BC Library Conference.
The Ken Haycock Student Conference Award is named in honour of Ken Haycock who is a luminary in the provincial and national library sector. Among other notable achievements Ken served as Professor and Director at UBC SLAIS, as Coordinator of the Executive MLIS Program and Center for Information Research & Innovation at San Jose State University, and is Research Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Southern California. Ken is the Senior Partner at Ken Haycock and Associates and in October 2013 Ken was appointed Chancellor-elect at Capilano University with his official duties beginning in June, 2014.
The Ken Haycock Award is for $300 and is intended to offset BC Library Conference expenses, encourage leadership and professional activity among students. BCLA will provide full basic conference registration for the award recipient.
Criteria for applicants:
- Recipient will be a member of BCLA.
- Recipient will be a BC resident enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLIS program at the time of the application.
- Recipient will submit a statement of potential benefit from attending the conference and involvement with BCLA
- Recipient will agree to contribute to the conference as a volunteer, as required.
Information about this and other awards and scholarships can be found at: http://www.bcla.bc.ca/awards
Please submit your statement of potential benefit to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 10th, 2014. Please indicate “Ken Haycock Student Scholarship” in the subject line.