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Apply for a Sewell Stipend by July 18 to Attend the APHA 2018 Meeting November 10-14 in San Diego!

Posted by on June 15th, 2018 Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Events, Funding, Public Health


Is your position related to public health? Then consider applying for a Sewell Stipend to attend the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting & Expo November 10-14 in San Diego! This year’s meeting theme is Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now. The Sewell Travel Award for Public Health Committee anticipates funding approximately eight non-local librarians (at least $1,235) and two local librarians (at least $730). The award will provide reimbursement for the cost of APHA membership and early-bird conference registration. Non-local librarians receive additional funds to help offset associated travel costs.

Eligibility requirements:

  • 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 residency status (i.e., holder of a green card).

Visit the web site to apply. The deadline is Wednesday, July 18, at 9:00 PM PDT. For questions, contact Emily Glenn. Also available is a list of past recipients and their reports about professional benefits obtained by attending the conference.

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Alan Carr is the Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Southwest Region, based at UCLA.

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