The Biomedical and Life Sciences Division of SLA will award a travel stipend of $1500 to a library and information science student who wishes to attend the 2013 Annual Conference in San Diego in June 2013. Applicants must be or become members of both SLA and its Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) and, if awarded the stipend, must agree to serve on a DBIO committee for one year. The stipend will be presented to the student at the business meeting of DBIO at the conference.
Nominations for the stipends should include contact information for the nominee, a brief statement about his or her interest in and potential for serving SLA and/or the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division and interest in pursuing a career as an information professional in the subject field of Biomedical or Life Sciences. Self-nominations will be accepted.
Nominations must be received via email or regular mail at the address below no later than 5:00pm EDT on Friday, April 19th. A winner will be notified by Friday, April 26th.
Please send nominations to:
Allison J. Scripa
Virginia Tech University Libraries
P.O. Box 90001 (0434)
Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001