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ProQuest Invites Future Information Professionals to Apply for Annual Scholarship

Applications are due by March 30th, 2015

ProQuest is seeking applicants for its 2015 Roger K. Summit Scholarship. The Scholarship is open to all LIS students worldwide and the $5,000 USD award has been given annually for more than twenty years, supporting promising graduate students in library and information sciences. The winner will be announced at the Special Libraries Association's 2015 Annual Conference to be held June 14-16 in Boston, Massachusetts or at a regional location in proximity to the winner.

The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, was established in 1993 to honor Dr. Roger K. Summit, the founder of Dialog, a ProQuest business, for his outstanding contributions to the field of information science. The scholarship continues as part of ProQuest’s commitment to support graduate education and engage the next generation of information professionals. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 30th, 2015.

Applicants must be students who are currently enrolled in an accredited library or information science program. The scholarship recipient, who must have demonstrated outstanding interest or performance in electronic information services, is selected based upon the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Demonstrated interest in electronic information services, based on course work, research, and experience
  • Faculty recommendations

Information and applications are available here.