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Discussion 2011 3M/NMRT Professional Grant Winners Announced

by Susan Jennings on Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 05:26 am

From 3M:

3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant Awarded to Three Librarians

- Grant Presented in New Orleans at the ALA Annual Conference –

 

From 3M:

3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant Awarded to Three Librarians

- Grant Presented in New Orleans at the ALA Annual Conference –

 

            St. Paul, Minn. – April XX, 2011 – Three library professionals have been named to receive the 2011 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant at the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana. The grant, sponsored by 3M Library Systems for 40 years, is awarded to librarians who have been working in the field for less than 10 years.

            The 3M/NMRT grant sponsors each recipient’s trip to the American Library Association Annual Conference by providing transportation, hotel accommodations, conference registration fees and daily expenses. All national NMRT members are eligible to apply for the grant; the NMRT selection committee chooses the winners based on academic achievement, previous work experience, honors earned, library association activities and financial need.

            The 2011 3M grant recipients are Natalie Traylor Clewell, West Georgia Technical College, Jessica Nadine Hernandez, U.S. FDA Biosciences Library and Julie N. Kane, Sweet Briar College Library in Virginia.

 

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Discussion It's STILL NOT TOO LATE!!! APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR 3M/NMRT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT Deadline: December 15th, 2010

by Susan Jennings on Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 08:08 pm

Pardon the Duplication....

It's STILL NOT TOO LATE!!! Please apply and/or forward as appropriate...

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR 3M/NMRT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Deadline: December 15th, 2010

We are excited to announce that members of ALA's New Members Round Table (NMRT) can apply to receive a grant, sponsored by 3M Library Systems, which will cover expenses to attend the ALA Annual Conference, June 23 – 28, 2011in New Orleans, LA.

Pardon the Duplication....

It's STILL NOT TOO LATE!!! Please apply and/or forward as appropriate...

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR 3M/NMRT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT
Deadline: December 15th, 2010

We are excited to announce that members of ALA's New Members Round Table (NMRT) can apply to receive a grant, sponsored by 3M Library Systems, which will cover expenses to attend the ALA Annual Conference, June 23 – 28, 2011in New Orleans, LA.

Want to read about the ALA experiences of last year's winners? Take a look at the August 2010 issue of Footnotes at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/news/footnotes/august2010/focus_on_future_garza.cfm You will see how professionally rewarding attending an ALA conference can be.

The application form and further information about the grant is available on the NMRT website at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/rts/nmrt/initiatives/applyforfunds/3mawardinformation.cfm. You *must* be a current member of NMRT in order to apply. To join NMRT, visit the ALA website at http://www.ala.org <>< /> and
follow the "Join ALA" link to add to your ALA membership.

For further information about the grant, please contact:

Susan L. Jennings
Chair, 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant Committee
Appalachian State University
218 College Street
Boone, NC 28608
Phone: 828.262.2782
Email: Jenningssl@appstate.edu

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The purpose of the NMRT Professional Development Grant is to encourage professional development and participation by new ALA members in national ALA and NMRT activities. Applicants must be personal ALA/ NMRT members who are working within the territorial United States.

 

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