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.
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:
Applications will be accepted from February 1 until April 30. Check back for details, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winner of the 2013 Roger K. Summit Scholarship
Allana is currently a student in the Masters of Library and Information Studies program at McGill University in Montreal. She plans to work in art and media archiving, focusing on digitization, born-digital content, and the maintenance of archival context for artistic works in digital environments.