Scholarship for Future Information Professionals

Applicants from around the world sought for Roger K Summit Scholarship worth $5000.

ProQuest is seeking applicants for its 2014 Roger K. Summit Scholarship which supports promising graduate students in library and information sciences. The award of $5000 is open to applicants from around the world, and has been presented annually for more than twenty years.

The deadline for applications is April 30. The winner will be announced in June at the SLA 2014 Annual Conference in Vancouver, Canada or at a regional location convenient for the winner.

To qualify, candidates must be enrolled in an accredited library or information sciences programme. Judging criteria include academic achievement, interest in digital services and faculty recommendations.

The Scholarship is named in honour of Roger Summit, the founder of Dialog and a pioneer in developing the technology behind online information retrieval.

Information and applications are available here