On behalf of the Awards and Recognition Committee, we are pleased to announce the beginning of the application cycle for grants, awards, and scholarships to be awarded at the 37th Annual Conference, to be held June 5 to June 9, 2022, in Baltimore, MD and online.
Please visit the Awards page on the NASIG website for more information and online application.
Birdie MacLennan Award
An award for a mid-career professional in information management, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.
An award to recognize an individual who has made significant and distinguished contributions to the field of information resource management through recruiting and mentoring new professionals, service to NASIG or other professional organizations, notable research, or participation in organizations that advance innovation in the field.
Equity and Inclusion Award
An award to further the NASIG mission to increase the diversity of its membership covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group in the NASIG community.
An award to a first time attendee, professional or paraprofessional, working in the information resources management field, covering conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel costs within North America.
Dan Tonkery Horizon Award
An award for promising new information management professionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Paraprofessional Specialist Award
Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Rose Robischon Scholarship
A scholarship awarded to an information management professional lacking funds for travel. The scholarship covers the cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
John Riddick Student Grant
Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.
Fritz Schwartz Education Scholarship
A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments in an information resource management career.
The application deadline for the awards listed above is March 1, 2022.
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