[Asis-l] FW: Thomson Scientific Seeks Scholarship Applicants From Europe, The Middle East, Asia Pacific & Africa

Richard Hill rhill at asis.org
Wed Jun 20 13:46:28 EDT 2007

Richard B. Hill
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American Society for Information Science and Technology
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From: Allison Hagan [mailto:allison.hagan at isinet.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 9:12 AM
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Subject: Thomson Scientific Seeks Scholarship Applicants From Europe, The Middle East, Asia Pacific & Africa

Thomson Scientific Seeks Scholarship Applicants From Europe, The Middle East, 
                            Asia Pacific & Africa

 Roger K. Summit Scholarship to be Awarded to Future Information Professional

    PHILADELPHIA and LONDON, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomson 
Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading 
provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business 
communities, today announced that it is seeking applicants from Europe, the 
Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Africa for its annual Roger K. Summit 
International Scholarship.
    The company will award a €5,000 scholarship to a student enrolled in an 
accredited library or information sciences course. The prize will be awarded 
at the 2007 Online Information Conference and Exhibition, to be held December 
4-6, 2007, in London. The deadline for applicants is October 31, 2007. 
Applications are available at gep.dialog.com/scholarship/application.shtml.
    The Scholarship is named in honor of Dialog founder Roger K. Summit, a 
pioneer in developing the technology behind online information retrieval. It 
is awarded to graduate students enrolled in library or information science 
    Thomson Scientific awards two scholarships annually, one to a student in 
the Americas and one in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, or Africa. 
Previous winners of the international scholarship award have come from China, 
Israel, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
    A panel of information professionals selects the regional winner after 
reviewing academic achievement, interest in electronic information services, 
proficiency using Dialog online services and faculty recommendations.

    About The Thomson Corporation
    The Thomson Corporation (www.thomson.com) is a global leader in providing 
essential electronic workflow solutions to business and professional 
customers.  With operational headquarters in Stamford, Conn., Thomson provides 
value-added information, software tools and applications to professionals in 
the fields of law, tax, accounting, financial services, scientific research 
and healthcare.  The Corporation's common shares are listed on the New York 
and Toronto stock exchanges (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC).
    Thomson Scientific is a business of The Thomson Corporation.  Its 
information solutions assist professionals at every stage of research and 
development-from discovery to analysis to product development and 
distribution. Thomson Scientific information solutions can be found at 

    Kevin Bonsor
    Thomson Scientific
    +1 919 461 7428
    kevin.bonsor at thomson.com

    SOURCE Thomson Scientific

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