Scholarships

COSUGI and SirsiDynix are pleased to offer sholarships to attend the COSUGI Conference. Both scholarships require the applicant to be a COSUGI member. 

 

COSUGI First Time Attendee Scholarship

Please join me in congratulating the winner of the 2017 COSUGI First Time Attendee Scholarship:

Chadd Niles of Arrowhead Library System in Mountain Iron, MN!

Chadd will receive a complimentary registration (lunches included), reimbursement toward travel to and from the conference destination (up to $300), and three hotel room nights at the conference hotel.

Thank you to all who applied!

 
This award is designed to allow COSUGI members who have never attended a COSUGI conference, the opportunity to attend the annual conference. Winners will receive a complimentary registration (lunches included), reimbursement toward travel to and from the conference destination (up to $300), and three hotel room nights at the conference hotel. The winner shall be awarded the scholarship based on the member’s community participation, benefit to the member and the member’s institution, and financial need.
 

2015 Scholarship Awardee: Danielle Cossarini, Selkirk College Library, Castlegar, British Columbia
2016 Scholarship Awardee: Sara Ramezani, Cabell County Public Library, Huntington, West Virginia

 

SirsiDynix Sponsored Attendee Scholarship 

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the 2017 SirsiDynix COSUGI Scholarship:

Margie Maxfield Huth of Tarleton State University Libraries in Stephenville, TX!

And …

Chris Magnusson of Arrowhead Library System in Mountain Iron, MN!

They both will receive complimentary registration (lunches included), reimbursement toward travel to and from the conference destination (up to $300), and three hotel room nights at the conference hotel.

Thank you to all who applied! Looking forward to the 2018 applications. Contact us for information about the SirsiDynix COSUGI Scholarship at tradeshows@sirsidynix.com

 

We at SirsiDynix are already looking forward to COSUGI 2017 and we want you to get you excited too! This year we’ll be gathering in Salt Lake City, Utah, and we’ve got the scholarship to help you get there.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be COSUGI members—board members are excluded from applying.

Requirements:

 

1. All applicants must complete a conference application and submit supporting documentation.

 

2. All applications must be received by December 15, 2016. Winners will be announced on January 17, 2017.

 

3. If awarded, applicants accepting the scholarship agree to present at the Conference provided that the COSUGI conference committee accepts the proposed topic, and to attend the COSUGI business meeting and be recognized. They also agree to their names being announced on any or all the SirsiDynix listservs and/or the COSUGI website.

  

4. If awarded, applicants will write a brief post-conference article (< 125 words) including what benefits they received from the conference. This article may be used for COSUGI promotional materials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’ll select a winner based on proposed Conference presentation topic, community participation, and financial need. See application for full details. For questions contact COSUGI Membership and Web Services Coordinator Frances P. Orton, phone: 801-226-6054, fax: 801-452-6567, email: membership@cosugi.org.

Fill out an application today and get on your way to COSUGI.
 

This award is designed to allow COSUGI members who may need financial assistance to attend the COSUGI conference. Winners will receive reimbursement for conference registration (lunches included), reimbursement toward air travel to and from the conference destination from points of origin within North America, and three hotel room nights at the conference hotel. In exchange for the scholarship, winners must attend the conference and present one program session of their choosing, approved by the COSUGI Conference Selection Committee that will benefit SirsiDynix Users.  The program may be on any topic excepting presentations about products that directly compete with SirsiDynix products.

2015 Scholarship Awardee: Alexandra Felton, Cochise College Libraries, Sieera Vista Arizona
2016 Scholarship Awardee: Lynn Bissonnette, Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada