Awards + Scholarships
SLIS Graduate Assistantships
SLIS awards three to four graduate assistantships each year. Recipients must be physically located in the Baton Rouge area 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 also granted a nonresident fee exemption.
SLIS Travel Awards
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.
SLIS offers a number of scholarships each fall. Applicants must have completed at least six hours of SLIS courses and have an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
The scholarships are simply listed below. The application for scholarships will be sent to all current students in late August.
Awards & Scholarships
Beta Zeta Scholarship
Robert D. and Barbara R. Biggs Graduate Student Award
Anna C. Burns Library and Information Science Fellowship
Ollie H. Burns Scholarship
Helen Margaret Yerger Dew Scholarship
Donald D. Foos Scholarship
Suzanne Hughes-Francis Scholarship
Friends of the Lafayette Parish Public Library Fellowship
Jimmie Hartman Hoover Memorial Scholarship
Mary Hutcheson Memorial Scholarship
Louisiana Library Association Trustees Section Fellowship
Lewis Mack Fellowship
Florrinell F. Mortin 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