[Metadatalibrarians] 2018 NASIG Grants, Awards, and Scholarships (also last day to submit a proposal for the 2018 conference!)

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Fri Feb 2 08:59:30 PST 2018

One more week to apply for NASIG's 2018 grants, awards, and scholarships, to be awarded at the [ 33rd Annual Conference ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=700&pk_association_webpage=1228 ) being held in Atlanta, GA. June 8-11, 2018! The application deadline for the awards listed below  is February 9, 2018.
[ Birdie MacLennan Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=5771 )
 An award for a mid-career professional, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.
[ Capstone Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=7417 )
 A $1500 award to recognize a professional who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management.
[ First-Timer Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=7418 )
 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.
[ Horizon Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1277 )
 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.
[ John Merriman Joint NASIG/UKSG Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1267 )
 An award for a professional within each organization to attend both the NASIG and UKSG annual conferences.
[ Marcia Tuttle International Grant ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1270 )
 A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the information supply chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.
[ Mexican Student Grant ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1275 )
 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.
[ Paraprofessional Specialist Award ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1278 )
 Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
[ Rose Robischon Scholarship ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1279 )
 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  ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1271 )
 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 ]( http://www.nasig.org/site_page.cfm?pk_association_webpage_menu=732&pk_association_webpage=1266 )
 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.
The application deadline for the awards listed above is February 9, 2018.
More information at [ http://bit.ly/1Osyj90  ]( http://bit.ly/1Osyj90 )

NASIG is an independent organization working to advance and transform the management of information resources. Our ultimate goal is to facilitate and improve the distribution, acquisition, and long-term accessibility of information resources in all formats and business models. Visit [  http://www.nasig.org/ ]( http://www.nasig.org/ ) for more information.


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