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The Roger K. Summit Scholarship, awarded annually by ProQuest, was established 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 is open to all LIS students worldwide. The award is the equivalent of US $5,000 and is presented at the Special Libraries Association (SLA) Annual Conference or at a regional location in proximity to the winner.

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

Applications will be accepted from February 1 until April 30. Download an application.

 

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