Monday, December 21, 2009

Scholarship - USAIN 2010


One $1000.00 scholarship to be applied to the cost of attending the USAIN 2010 conference is available to a student interested in pursuing a career in the field of agricultural information.

The conference will be held May 9-12, 2010 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

To apply, send a cover letter including name, address, e-mail address, and phone number, along with information about the program of study you are undertaking and a brief explanation of why you are interested in attending the USAIN conference or how agricultural information fits into your career plans. Also, submit a typed essay on a separate page or pages. The essay should be double-spaced, no more than 750 words, and address the 2010 conference theme: “Agriculture Without Borders: creating knowledge and partnerships across disciplines and across the world.”

Additional conference information is available from:

Essays will be judged on the basis of thoughtfulness, quality of writing, and adherence to application guidelines as described above. Submitted essays will not be returned.

A check will be presented to the recipient at the USAIN Awards ceremony at the Conference. USAIN reserves the right to withhold the awards if there are no suitable applicants.

Deadline is January 19, 2010.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by February 20, 2010.

Send the cover letter and essay via email to:

Sarah Kasten
Tozzer Library
Harvard University
Phone: 617.710.5406.