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Travel Grants

Thanks for your interest in the Access 2008 Travel Grants. The application deadline was September 3rd and the grants have been awarded.

PROQUEST STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT

Eligibility

  • The contest is open to all students registered in a library school, a library technician program, or an information science program in North America.
  • Registered students may be full time or part time.
  • Applicants must complete an application form including a 200-word statement answering the question, “What do you expect to gain professionally and/or personally by attending the Access conference?”
  • Applicants must provide contact information for a faculty member who can verify their status.

Terms

  • The winner will receive $1000 from ProQuest and complementary registration to Access 2008.
  • One entry per person.
  • Applications must be received by September 3rd.
  • The winner will be expected to attend Access 2008 and make all his/her own travel arrangements.
  • The winner must agree to have his/her name published on the conference and/or associated website(s).

Selection Process

  • The Access 2008 Program Committee will choose the winner. Only currently-enrolled students will be considered.
  • The Committee will review all applications and only the winner will be notified.
  • The winner will be notified by September 8th.

EQUINOX-EVERGREEN FIRST-TIMER GRANT

Eligibility

  • The contest is open to library employees who have not attended Access previously. Applicants may be employed full or part time in a library in North America.
  • Employees from McMaster University, Mohawk College, and Hamilton Public Library are not eligible for this award.
  • Applicants must complete an application form including a 200-word statement answering the question, “What do you expect to gain professionally and/or personally by attending the Access conference?”

Terms

  • The winner will receive $1000 and complementary registration to Access 2008.
  • One entry per person.
  • Applications must be received by September 3rd.
  • The winner will be expected to attend Access 2008 and make all his/her own travel arrangements.
  • The winner must agree to have his/her name published on the conference and/or associated website(s).

Selection Process

  • The Access 2008 Program Committee will choose the winner.
  • The Committee will review all applications and only the winner will be notified.
  • The winner will be notified by September 8th.

NOTE: This award was made possible through the generosity of our keynote speakers.

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5 responses to “Travel Grants”

19 08 2008
Access 2008 » Access 2008 Travel Grants (10:46:48) :

[...] Travel Grants [...]

27 08 2008
InsideOLITA » Access 2008 (09:27:46) :

[...] For more information about these grants and to apply, see the conference website: http://access2008.blog.lib.mcmaster.ca/travel-grantsĀ  [...]

6 09 2008
Gbola (15:16:23) :

Kindly let me know if I can still apply for any of the two grants even after 3 September 2008, please.

Thank you.

8 09 2008
Catherine (11:25:52) :

Thank you very much for your interest, but we are holding fast to our deadline for the travel grants in order to be fair to everyone who applied by the deadline.

15 09 2008
See you at Access 2008! « Libre-arian (15:52:09) :

[...] 15, 2008 by thebookpile The Access 2008 organizers have announced the winners of the two travel grants for the conference – and I’m one of [...]

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