[Asis-l] LACASIS Student Scholarship Competition

Linda Salem lsalem at mail.sdsu.edu
Thu Apr 10 15:57:21 EDT 2003

2003 Margaret McKinley Memorial Student Scholarship Essay Competition

The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and 
Technology (LACASIS) is sponsoring
the Twelfth Annual Student Scholarship Essay Competition. This Competition, 
first established in 1992, and
renamed in memory of the late Margaret McKinley in 1993, is intended to 
encourage students in
Librarianship and Information Science Programs to consider the benefits of 
participation in the
activities of professional societies.

AWARD: The winner will receive reimbursement funding up to US $1,000
for registration, airfare, and hotel expenses to attend the ASIST 2003 Annual
Meeting, "Humanizing Information Technology: From Ideas to Bits and Back" and
a one-year membership in ASIST. Two runners-up will receive one-year 

ELIGIBILITY: All students enrolled in Library and Information Science 
Programs, including
those graduating in spring 2003 at universities within the areas 
represented by the Los Angles Chapter
of ASIST (Hawaii, California, Australia, and New Zealand) are eligible to 
enter. 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 expect to derive from attending the ASIST 2003 
Annual meeting? How will I integrate
these benefits into the start of my new career?"
Check the ASIST 2003 MeetingWeb page for more details

Essays should not exceed 500 words or two typed, double spaced pages. Do 
not identify yourself or
your school on the essay. Submit the essay with a separate cover sheet 
listing your name, address,
email, telephone number, and school by the deadline of May 31, 2003. Essays 
may be submitted by
postal mail, email, or fax to:

      Bo-Gay Salvador
      UCLA Library Information Systems
      390 Powell
      Box 957201
      Los Angeles, CA 90095-7201
      Email: bgts at library.ucla.edu
      Fax: 1-310-206-5337

A panel of LACASIS members will judge the essays. Winners will be notified 
by July 31, 2003.

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