Conference Scholarships

USAIN makes conference scholarships available to graduate students in library or information science and to members who are new to the profession or to agricultural librarianship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to help the winners attend the biennial USAIN conference. Many winners have become active, longstanding members and leaders within USAIN.

2016

Conference Scholarship for New Professionals:

Patricia Hartman (Auburn University)

Graduate Student Scholarship:

Shelby Hallman (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

2014

Conference Scholarship for New Professionals:

Kathleen Monks, University of Idaho

Graduate Student Scholarship:

Madeline Jarvis, University of Iowa

2012

Conference Scholarship for New Professionals:

Shannon L. Farrell, Colorado State University

Suzanne L. Reinman, Oklahoma State University

Graduate Student Scholarship:

Laura Palumbo, Rutgers University

2010

Conference Scholarship for New Professionals:

Madeleine Charney, University of Massachusetts

Amanda Werhane, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Graduate Student Scholarship:

Karen Lindquist, Southern Connecticut State University

2008

Conference Scholarship for New Professionals:

Nöel Kopriva, West Virginia University

Amy Bedard, The William H. Miner Agricultural Research Institute

Graduate Student Scholarship:

Sarah Kasten, Simmons College

2006 

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Livia Olsen, Kansas State University

Yongli Zhou, Kansas State University

Conference Scholarship for Students:

Andrew Ruggiero, Rutgers University

2005 

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Innocent Awasom, University of Minnesota

Jill Dotts, West Virginia University

Conference Scholarship for Tribal Grant or Pacific Grant Librarian:

Amelia Flores, Colorado River Indian Tribes Library/Archives

Conference Scholarship for Students:

Leslie Delserone, University of Iowa

2003

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Eleanor M. Smith, North Carolina State University

Sarah Williams, Illinois State University

2001

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Allison Level, Colorado State University

Suzi Teghtmeyer, Paul Evans Library of Fruit Science

1999

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Sheila Merrigan, University of Arizona

Diana Wheeler, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1997

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Ina Pour-El, Iowa State University

Thedis Washington, Clemson University

1995

Conference Scholarship for Members New to USAIN or Agricultural Information:

Mary Cassner, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Debra L. Currie, Louisiana State University

Madeline Jarvis Awarded Scholarship

Madeline Jarvis, MSLIS student at University of Iowa, was awarded a student scholarship to attend the 2014 USAIN conference at the University of Vermont.

Kathleen Monks Awarded Scholarship

Kathleen Monks, University of Washington, was awarded the USAIN New to the Profession Scholarship to attend the 2014 conference at the University of Vermont.


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