Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships & Awards

To apply for scholarships please email Dr. Valerie Karno ( for more information. Students are encouraged to re-apply each semester; deadlines are February 15th (all scholarship awards are given in the fall semester).

J. Kresten Jespersen Scholarship

Dr. Jespersen was Head of Digital Initiatives and Technical Services at the James P. Adams Library at Rhode Island College. As the first information professional in charge of giving access to archival materials at RIC he led the way in developing metadata and Web access to the Library‚Äôs Special Collections and faculty publications. He established […]

Elizabeth D. Futas Scholarship

This scholarship was established to recognize students in the GSLIS program who show excellence in their academic work, strong potential in library leadership, and a commitment to professional development, ethics, and service, in the spirit of Dr. Futas