SLA’s Business & Finance Division offering 6 student scholarships to attend SLA 2012 Annual Conference
The Special Libraries Association Business and Finance Division is offering student stipend awards to help cover expenses at the 2012 SLA Annual Conference in Chicago Illinois, USA July 15-18, 2012. The Division will award student stipends and professional grants for a total of up to six $1,500 awards.
Please post or distribute copies of the Student Stipend announcements to the students who are interested in careers in business libraries. Feel free to post this announcement on student listservs or websites. The direct URL for the Student Stipend announcement and application is : http://bf.sla.org/wp-content/uploads/2012-student-stipend-application.doc
Please note that applicants should be membersof the SLA Business & Finance Division by March 1, 2012 to be eligible for consideration. Students can join online at the following website: http://www.sla.org/content/membership/joinsla/index.cfm . Student membership in SLA is only $40.00. Students will need to apply prior to March 1st, in order for SLA staff to have time to process their application.
The conference theme is ”Practicing Agility in an Open World Economy”.
Participation in the programs, opportunities for networking, exposure to new information products and possible job leads at the employment clearinghouse will make this conference a valuable experience for students.
I appreciate your help in informing students about the stipend awards. Please contact me if you have any questions about the award or the application process.
Chair, Grants and Stipends Committee
SLA Business & Finance Division