2020 NASIG Awards Announcement

NASIG is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2020 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the Annual Conference being held in Spokane, Monday June 8 – Friday June 12, 2020.

Professional/Para-professional Awards

Please visit the Awards page on the NASIG website for full descriptions and applications.

Birdie MacLennan Award

An award for a mid-career professional in information management, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.

Capstone Award

An award to recognize an individual who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management through recruiting and mentoring new professionals, service to NASIG or other professional organizations, notable research, or participation in organizations that advance innovation in the field.

Diversity and Inclusion Award

An award to a professional working in the information resources management field, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.

First Timer Award

An award to a first time attendee, professional or paraprofessional, working in the information resources management field, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.

Paraprofessional Specialist Award

Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Marcia Tuttle International Grant

A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the information management chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.

Horizon Award

Awards for promising new information management professionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America. Recipients will also be invited to serve on a NASIG committee.

Rose Robischon Scholarship

A scholarship awarded to an information management professional lacking funds for travel. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Student Awards

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 a serials career.

The application deadline for the awards listed above is February 20, 2020.

Please contact Jamie Carlstone (jamie.carlstone@northwestern.edu) if you have any questions.

 

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