NASIG is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2019 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 34rd Annual Conference being held in Pittsburgh, PA. June 5-8, 2018.
**A separate call will go out shortly for a new award, sponsored by Harrassowitz, for a first-time NASIG attendee from a diverse background.
Birdie MacLennan Award
An award for a mid-career professional, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.
A $1500 award to recognize a professional who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management.
An award for an information resources management professional or paraprofessional who has not attended a NASIG conference, covering costs of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Award for a promising new information resources management professional, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America. Recipients will also be invited to serve on a NASIG committee.
Marcia Tuttle International Grant
A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the information supply chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.
Paraprofessional Specialist Award
Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Rose Robischon Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to an information resource management professional lacking funds for travel. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
John Riddick Student Grant
Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Fritz Schwartz Education Scholarship
A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments in an information resource management career.
Mexican Student Grant – January 15, 2019
This grant serves as assistance to a Mexican student of Library Science or Information Science, who wants to learn and develop professionally in the area of serial publications.
The application deadline for the awards listed above is February 8, 2018 except the Mexican Student Grant, which is due January 15, 2019.