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2020 Grants, Awards, and Scholarships

NASIG is pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for its 2020 grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 35th Annual Conference. A list of all past award winners is available here.

Professional/Paraprofessional Awards

Birdie MacLennan Award
An award for a mid-career professional, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America. 

Capstone Award
A $1500 award to recognize a professional who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management. 

Diversity and Inclusion Award
An award to further the NASIG mission to increase the diversity of its membership and provide financial support to attend the NASIG annual conference.

First-Timer Award
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
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
An award for a professional within each organization to attend both the NASIG and UKSG annual conferences. 

Marcia Tuttle International Grant
A $3,000 grant for an individual working in the information supply chain to fund appropriate activities in fostering international communication and education.

Paraprofessional Specialist Award
Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Rose Robischon Scholarship
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.

Student Awards

John Riddick Student Grant 
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
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.

Mexican Student Grant
This grant serves as assistance to a student, enrolled in a Library Science or Information Science degree, in Mexico, who wants to learn and develop professionally in the area of serial publications. 




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