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Sewell Travel Award for Public Health Librarians

Posted by on June 4th, 2024 Posted in: Blog

Call for Applicants for the Sewell Stipend to

Attend the 2024 APHA Annual Meeting

The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health (STAPH) Committee invites applications for 2024 Sewell Stipends to attend the APHA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, Oct. 27–30, 2024. The theme this year is “Building Trust in Public Health and Science.” Visit the APHA Annual Meeting Website for more information about the conference.

The award will cover the cost of APHA membership and early-bird conference registration. In addition, all librarians receive $300 to help offset the cost associated with travel, meetings with your mentor, childcare, etc.

The eligibility requirements are below.

  • Be a librarian or information specialist with an MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree;
  • Work with or have accepted a librarian/information specialist position that now includes, or will include in the near future, working with public health practitioners or PH/PH-related students, staff, and faculty; and
  • Be a United States citizen or have permanent resident status (i.e.,  a holder of a green card)

For information about this award and full application details, please see: https://sites.google.com/view/sewellstipend/home

The deadline is Friday, June 28, at midnight Pacific time. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Lege Matsuura (sewellstipend@gmail.com).


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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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