[Neasis-l] Travel Awards to ASIS&T Annual Meeting: Student and Practitioner
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NEASIS&T Annual Meeting Travel Awards 2015
Information Science with Impact: Research in and for the Community
(Deadline: Friday, May 29, 2015)
About the Awards: Professional and Student
The Association for Information Science & Technology, New England Chapter
(NEASIS&T) is pleased to announce the availability of two awards of up to
$1,000 each to reimburse expenses for attendance at the ASIS&T Annual
Meeting (November 6-10 , St. Louis, Missouri). With this year’s emphasis
on research designed to impact communities, we are excited to announce an
award for professionals, alongside our traditional student award.
The awards will fund a year-long membership to ASIS&T and conference
registration at the member rate, and will offset some travel costs.
Membership benefits with ASIS&T include:
Discounted annual meeting conference registration
Year subscription to the Journal of ASIS&T and the Bulletin
Free webinars and discounts on other publications
Membership in our New England regional chapter
Hands on training with technology
Build professional skills (project management, budgeting, marketing,
Supporting scholarship and bridge research with practice, bringing in new
voices to the chapter.
Each applicant must submit a cover letter and 2 short essays to
rbucy at wheelock.edu by Friday, May 29th. The winner will be notified by
Monday, June 15th, 2015. The subject line should read “Annual Meeting
Travel Award Application 2015.”
Applicants must be a current graduate student or practitioner in the field
of information science at the time of their application. We define
information science broadly: may be a librarian, archivist, data/knowledge
manager, information architect, web developer, etc.
Identify as student or professional
School or work affiliation and department
Short Essay response
How will attending the Annual Meeting inform your current or future
professional practice? (150 words)
In five years, how do you hope your work in information science will
have had a positive impact on your community? Reference the impact
categories from the ASIS&T Annual Meeting call for proposals:
(500 words for students and 750 words for professionals)
Terms of Award
Each award winner will be welcomed into our New England regional chapter.
Winners will give back to the chapter with the following participation:
Meet with a NEASIS&T representative at the conference
Share your conference experience with the NEASIS&T chapter
Participate in a NEASIS&T Meet-up based on the winners’ interests
Review award applications for the following year
Submit receipts substantiating travel and conference related expenses,
such as costs for registration, airfare, food, and lodging
*If a winner is unable to meet all of the terms due to a relocation,
NEASIS&T should be notified immediately.
Questions? Contact Rosalind Bucy at (617) 879-2398, e-mail:
rbucy at wheelock.edu
Please pass this message along to anyone who may be interested.
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