2005 Margaret McKinley Memorial Student Scholarship Essay
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Wed Feb 23 19:03:03 EST 2005
LACASIS Los Angeles Chapter of ASIST announces the
2005 Margaret McKinley Memorial
Student Scholarship Essay Competition
The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (LACASIS) is sponsoring the Fourteenth Annual Student
Scholarship Essay Competition. This Competition, first established in 1992,
and renamed in memory of the late Margaret McKinley in 1993, is intended to
encourage students in Librarianship and Information Science Programs to
consider the benefits of participation in the activities of professional
AWARD: The winner will receive reimbursement funding up to US $1,000 for
registration, airfare, and hotel expenses to attend the ASIST 2005 Annual
Meeting, "Sparking Synergies: Bringing Research and Practice Together @
ASIST '05" and a one-year membership in ASIST. Two runners-up will receive
one-year memberships in ASIST.
ELIGIBILITY: All students enrolled in Library and Information Science
Programs (LIS), including those graduating in spring 2005 at universities
within the areas represented by the Los Angles Chapter of ASIST (Hawaii,
California, Australia, and New Zealand) are eligible to enter.
Students enrolled in graduate programs (at universities within the areas
represented by the Los Angles Chapter of ASIST) not identified as LIS
programs may be eligible. Interested students in non-LIS programs must
include in the essay submission (in addition to other essay requirements
below), a statement explaining how the program mission relates to ASIST and
how ASIST membership and conference attendance would be beneficial.
Membership in ASIST is not required to enter the Competition.
TO ENTER: Compose an essay that addresses the following:
* What specific benefits do I expect to derive from attending the ASIST
2005 Annual meeting?
* How will I integrate these benefits into the start of my new career?
* How might LACASIS or ASIST benefit from you receiving this scholarship?
For details about the theme of the ASIST 2005 Annual meeting, visit the
ASIST website http://www.asis.org/
Essays should not exceed 500 words or two typed, double spaced pages. Do
not identify yourself or your school on the essay. Submit the essay with a
separate cover sheet listing your name, address, email, telephone number,
and school by the deadline of May 31, 2005. Essays may be submitted by
postal mail, email, or fax to:
UCLA Anderson School
110 Westwood Plaza, Suite E202
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1460
Email: alippinc at library.ucla.edu
A panel of LACASIS members will judge the essays. Winners will be notified by July 31, 2005.
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