Student Funding Available for Midwest Chapter Meeting in Peoria

Submitted by Ruth Holst,
Associate Director NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region University of Illinois at Chicago

The GMR is announcing a “Library Student Outreach Award” to cover up to $1,000 in expenses related to attending the Midwest Chapter meeting in East Peoria IL on October 5-7, 2013.  Students currently enrolled in one of the graduate programs in library or information sciences located in the Greater Midwest Region are eligible.  The purpose of the award is to introduce library school students to library outreach concepts specifically and health sciences librarianship in general. We plan to fund 5 awards.

Go to: http://nnlm.gov/gmr/funding/special/lis
to find more information about the award, including the link to the online application form.  Deadline for submission is September 6th, so please get the word out to your students and colleagues as quickly as possible.

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