henry Small garfield at CODEX.CIS.UPENN.EDU
Tue Nov 21 14:22:29 EST 2006


Call for Nominations

1. Nature of the Award

The scholarship will consist of an award of $3,000 (donated by the Eugene 
Garfield Foundation) to be used for travel or other research related 
expenses of the grant recipient, contingent upon the recipient's attending 
the ISSI biennial conference.  The next meeting of ISSI will be held on 
June 25-27, 2007 in Madrid, Spain (


2. Purpose of the Award

The purpose of this scholarship is to foster research in bibliometrics, 
scientometrics, informetrics and webometrics by encouraging and assisting 
doctoral students in the field with their dissertation research. 


3. Eligibility

3.1 The scholarship recipient must meet the following qualifications: 

(a)    Be an active doctoral candidate pursuing research using 
bibliometric, scientometric, informetric or webometric methodology in a 
degree-granting institution;

(b)   Have a doctoral dissertation proposal accepted by the institution.

3.2 The applicant need not be a Student Member or a Regular Member of ISSI 
to be considered for this scholarship. 


4. Administration

The award is sponsored by the Eugene Garfield Foundation with the 
cooperation of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, and is administered by the 
Board of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics 


5. Nominations

Submissions should include the following: 

(a)  The doctoral research proposal, including a description of the 
research, methodology, and significance, 10 pages or less in length, double-
spaced, and in English;

(b)An abstract of the paper to be presented at the ISSI Conference;

(c)A cover letter from the dissertation advisor endorsing the proposal; and

(d)An up-to-date curriculum vitae. 


5. Submission instructions and deadline

Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2007.   All proposals should be 
submitted on-line to


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