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
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.
Previous COSUGI Scholarship Awardees:
2015 : Danielle Cossarini, Selkirk College Library, Castlegar, British Columbia
2016 : Sara Ramezani, Cabell County Public Library, Huntington, WV
2017 : Chadd Niles, Arrowhead Library System in Mountain Iron, MN
2018 : Carrie Wilson, Kent District Library, Grand Rapids, MI
2019 : Laura Adams, Palm Beach County Library System, West Palm Beach, FL
SirsiDynix Sponsored Attendee Scholarship
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.
Previous SirsiDynix Scholarship Awardees:
2015 : Alexandra Felton, Cochise College Libraries, Sieera Vista, AZ
2016 : Lynn Bissonnette, Universite de Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
2017 : Margie Maxfield Huth, Tarleton State University Libraries, Stephenville,TX and Chris Magnusson of Arrowhead Library System, Mountain Iron, MN
2018 : Haider Ali, The Royal Commission of Yanbu Colleges & Institutes, Saudi Arabia