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ROSE ROBISCHON SCHOLARSHIP
NASIG seeks candidates for a scholarship through which an information resources professional lacking funds for professional travel will be able to afford attendance at the Annual Conference. Established in 1985, 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.
ELIGIBILITY: This award is open to applicants in any NASIG member country (defined for this purpose as the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Greenland). Applicants must be a current NASIG member holding a position of a professional nature with primary responsibilities for some aspect of the information resource lifecycle with an emphasis on serials and/or e-resources acquisitions, resource metadata and discovery, scholarly communications, collections management, or digital publishing, vendor or agent, scholarly publisher . Each applicant must provide information indicating that his or her institution does not offer sufficient financial support to cover the cost of attending a NASIG Annual Conference. While there are no eligibility requirements with respect to numbers of years of experience, preference will be given to applicants who have not previously attended a NASIG Annual Conference and who can demonstrate that they will significantly benefit from doing so.
The following materials are required to be submitted electronically either in Microsoft Word or plain text (.txt) format:
- A completed application;
- A reference questionnaire completed by the applicant’s current supervisor;
- A current resume or curriculum vita;
Application forms and reference questionnaires will be available after November 1st through this web page, and from the current Awards & Recognition Committee vice-chair. Applications will only be accepted in electronic form. Completed applications and all related materials should be emailed to:
Vice-Chair, NASIG Awards & Recognition Committee
Kansas State University
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications and related materials must be emailed by February 10, 2016. Applications emailed after this date will not be considered.
AWARD NOTIFICATION: The award recipient will be notified by March 15, 2016.