[Asis-l] Student Essay Contest for $$$

Carter, Patricia Jean (LNG) Patricia.Carter at lexisnexis.com
Thu May 9 14:18:03 EDT 2002

SOASIST (http://www.soasist.org
<http://www.asis.org/Chapters/soasis/index.htm> ) announces---

2002 Student Scholarship Essay Competition 

The Southern Ohio chapter of the American Society for Information Science
and Technology is sponsoring a student scholarship essay competition in
2002.  This competition is intended to encourage students in Library and
Information Science programs to participate in the activities of
professional associations.

AWARD:  the winner will receive reimbursement funding up to US $1,000 for
registration, airfare, food, and lodging expenses to attend the ASIST 2002
Annual Meeting: "Knowledge, Connections and Community," November 18 - 21, in
Philadelphia, PA and a one-year membership in ASIST.  

ELIGIBILITY:  all students enrolled in library and information
science/studies programs who live in Ohio or Kentucky are eligible to enter.
Current membership in ASIST is not required to enter the competition.  

TO ENTER:  compose an essay that addresses the following question:  "What
specific benefits do I hope to gain by attending the ASIST 2002 Annual
Meeting?"  (The Conference theme is described in more detail on the ASIST
Web page at: (http://www.asis.org/am02cfp.html
<http://www.asis.org/am02cfp.html> ).  Essays should not exceed 400 words or
two typed doubled-spaced pages.  Do not identify yourself or your school in
the essay.  Submit the essay with a separate cover sheet listing your name,
address, e-mail address, telephone number and school by the deadline of
September 06, 2002 to:  

Patricia J. Carter
patricia.carter at lexisnexis.com <mailto:patricia.carter at lexisnexis.com> 
9595 Springboro Pike
Miamisburg, OH 45342

Essays may be submitted by regular mail, email or FAX (513-865-1655) to the
attention of:  Patricia J. Carter.  Essays will be judged by a panel of
SOASIST members.  The winner will be notified by September 13, 2002, and
his/her essay will be published in the SOASIST newsletter.  

REIMBURSEMENT:  Award winner will submit receipts substantiating travel and
conference-related expenses, such as costs for registration, airfare, food,
and lodging.  The winner will also be expected to meet with a SOASIST
representative at the Conference. 

Award being underwritten by LexisNexis.

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