Awards + Scholarships

SLIS Graduate Assistantships

SLIS awards three to four graduate assistantships each year. Recipients must be physically located in Baton Rouge and available to work 20 hours per week. The assistantships include a tuition remission and a stipend per fiscal year. Out-of-state students who are awarded a graduate assistantship are granted a nonresident fee exemption.

SLIS Scholarships

SLIS offers a number of scholarships each year. The scholarships are simply listed below.  The SLIS Scholarship and Awards application is currently under revision and will be available in Fall 2017.  

SLIS provides a limited number of awards to help to defray the costs of travel to conferences and other professional meetings. Information can be found at SLIS Travel Awards.

 

Awards & Scholarships

Beta Zeta Scholarship

Robert D. and Barbara R. Biggs Graduate Student Award

Ollie H. Burns Scholarship

Chevron MLIS Scholarship

Helen Margaret Yerger Dew Scholarship

Donald D. Foos Scholarship

Friends of the Lafayette Parish Public Library Fellowship

Mary Marguerite Hanchey Memorial Fellowship

Jimmie Hartman Hoover Memorial Scholarship

Louisiana Library Association Trustees Section Fellowship

Lewis Mack Fellowship

Florrinell F. Martin Scholarship

Richard W. Peck Scholarship

Agnes Corkern Sayers Endowed Fellowship

Dorothy Beckemeyer Skau Scholarship

John and Hester Slocum Fellowship

Sidone Lawrence Walker Scholarship

H.W. Wilson Scholarship

Nettie P. Wilson Scholarship

 

 

 

 

Outside Awards

Several state and national associations and organizations offer awards to students enrolled in MLIS programs. Interested students must contact the relevant association directly. Students who receive such awards are still eligible for SLIS awards and scholarships.

LOUISIANA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF LAW LIBRARIES

BETA PHI MU

MEDICAL LIBRARYASSOCIATION

SPECIAL LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION