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 2012 Roger K. Summit Scholarship
Elliott is currently a Ph.D. student studying information science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests center around the problem of data description—accounting for the sources, transformations, and analyses that data have undergone during the research process.