Following in the tradition of Oregon State, Brown will offer two
scholarships for attendance at Code4Lib 2009 in Providence.
Information about the Minority Scholarship is below.

The Brown University / Code4lib Minority Scholarship will provide up
to $1000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for one qualified
attendee to the 2009 Code4lib conference (February 23-26 in
Providence, RI). To qualify for this scholarship, an applicant must be
a member of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan
native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American, or Hispanic /

Applications will be judged by the scholarship committee on a
combination of merit and need. The recipient of the scholarship will
be asked to write-up a trip report of the conference.

To apply, please send an email to [log in to unmask] with the following:

   1. A brief letter of interest, including statement of need (also,
please indicate your eligibility in the letter)
   2. A resume
   3. Contact information of two professional or academic references

Applications should be received no later than January 5, 2009.

The successful candidate will be contacted no later than January 12, 2009.

More information on the code4lib conference can be found at

This information is also posted to the website at

Jean Rainwater
Co-Leader, Integrated Technology Services
Brown University Library
Providence, Rhode Island 02912
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