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> Applications are invited for the 2002 Alison Northover Bursary of the
> Library Association's University, College and Research Group.
> The bursary is awarded annually, to commemorate the contribution to
> librarianship made by Alison Northover, Deputy Head of Reader Services in
> the Bodleian Library, Oxford, and committee member and Treasurer of the
> University, College and Research Group of the Library
> Association (UC&R). Alison died aged 48 in July 1997. She was committed
> to professional development, both of herself and of others.
> The bursary is intended to support professional development, in
> particular, course or conference attendance. While the bursary may
> contribute towards meeting fees, it will not necessarily cover travel
> expenses. The bursary is not intended to contribute to fees or living
> expenses associated with library school courses.
> Candidates should preferably be in current employment in library /
> information work, and must be in current membership of the University,
> College and Research Group of the Library Association. Successful
> candidates will be expected to give a report suitable for
> publication in the Group's journal, Relay.
> Applicants are asked to submit the following:
> - a brief CV
> - their LA membership number and confirmation of membership of UC&R
> - details of how the bursary will be spent
> - two supporting references (in signed and sealed envelopes)
> - a rationale (no longer than 500 words) of how the bursary will support
> their personal and professional development in academic library and
> information work.
> If exact sums are not known on application, an estimate may be given.
> Four copies of letters of application and any supporting documentation
> should be sent to the UC&R Hon. Secretary, Jo Webb at the address given
> Applications will be considered by a sub-committee of the Group committee
> which will include the Chair, the Honorary Secretary and the Honorary
> Treasurer and such other members as they may wish to co-opt. The
> sub-committee's decision will be final. The bursary will be awarded
> annually only if suitable candidates apply.
> AMOUNT OF AWARD
> For 2002, the value of the bursary is set at a maximum of £500. This
> amount may be varied from time to time at the discretion of the bursary
> sub-committee. At the discretion of the sub-committee, an award less than
> £500 may be made, or the amount split between two
> or more applicants.
> Applications should be made by February 28. The names of successful
> candidates will be announced at the UC&R AGM.
> Please send applications by 28 February to:
> Jo Webb
> Kimberlin Library
> De Montfort University
> The Gateway
> LE1 9BH
> Tel 0116 207 8046
> Fax 0116 257 7046