Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award

About the Gale Cengage Learning Student Travel Award To promote careers as business reference librarians, particularly for those who have the potential to be a leader in the profession as demonstrated by activities that may include (but are not limited to) coursework, internships, jobs, special projects, and publications.

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Award and Frequency

In recognition, a $1,000 monetary prize is given to a student enrolled in an ALA accredited master's degree program to fund travel to and attendance at the ALA Annual Conference and a one-year membership in the Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS) of RUSA.

*Monetary award amounts are subject to change without notice and are contingent upon donor funding supplied at the time the award is presented. Questions about these awards should be directed to the committee chairperson or to Leighann Wood, RUSA awards program coordinator, at lwood@ala.org.

This award is given out on an annual basis.

Eligibility

Applicants should have demonstrated interest in a career as a business reference librarian, and a potential to be a leader in the profession as demonstrated by activities that may include (but are not limited to) coursework, internships, jobs, special projects, and publications.

The winner may not accept a concurrent ALA-sponsored travel award.

 

Applicant Responsibility

The winner is required to participate in BRASS activities at ALA conference and to write a brief statement about conference experiences for RUSA Update

Application Instructions

Applicants must download and complete the nomination form (PDF format), and follow the submission instructions therein. As explained in the nomination form, letters of reference and a library school transcript must be submitted with the application. Questions should be directed to the committee chair.
 

Contact Information

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