College of Information Studies Dean’s Fund
The Dean’s fund is an important way to fund the College of Information Studies, as it provides discretionary income allowing the Dean to address the greatest areas of need. It can supply student support, bridge funding to help with faculty and student research, or bring in an expert in the field to lecture. It can be used to reward faculty teaching and innovation.
Anne Scott MacLeod Children’s Literature Endowment
Established in February 2000 by the College of Information Studies with donations solicited from family and friends, the fund recognizes Dr. Anne Scott MacLeod, noted authority on children’s literature and faculty member emerita in the College. With this fund, the College honors her long affiliation with the University and the close association between her efforts and the stature of the University’s academic programs in children’s literature. The spendable incomes shall be used to provide support for an annual lecture in children’s literature at the College.
Beyond these Walls: Student Travel and Research Fund
Established in 2012, this fund provides financial support to allow students to attend local and national conferences, present research and gain experience and exposure to professionals in our field.
Frank G. Burke Fellowship Fund
Established in August 1995 by History Associates, Inc. to commemorate Dr. Frank G. Burke, former Executive Director of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and Professor Emeritus of the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland. Income from this fund shall be used to support fellowship awards, made in the name of Dr. Burke, for students enrolled in the History and Library Science (HiLS) program in the College of Information Studies.
Helen A. Tegnell Memorial Scholarship Fund in Library & Information Studies
Established in December 1982 by a donation from Col. and Mrs. Russell M. Tegnell in memory of their daughter, Helen A. Tegnell. The spendable income shall be used to provide financial assistance to worthy students enrolled in the MLS or PhD programs in the College of Information Studies.
Library and Information Services Alumni Chapter Scholarship Fund
Established in 1998 by the College of Information Studies Alumni Chapter, the spendable income shall be used to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in a graduate degree program at the iSchool.
LSSI Scholarship Endowment
The LSSI Scholarship Endowment was established in June 2000 by Library Systems & Services, LLC. Spendable income from the LSSI Scholarship Endowment provides an annual award for a part-time student enrolled in the College of Information Studies at UMCP.
Mary Lee Bundy Scholarship
The Mary Lee Bundy Scholarship was established in March 2007 by William G. Wilson. Spendable income from the Mary Lee Bundy Scholarship provides annual scholarships, made in memory of Dr. Mary Lee Bundy, for MLS students enrolled in the College of Information Studies who are planning on careers in public librarianship.
MIM Alumni Scholarship
Established in 2012, this fund provides a one year scholarship to a first year MIM student based on financial need and academic excellence.
Noyes Library Association Scholarship Fund
Established in April 1988, by the Noyes Library Association of Kensington, Maryland. The spendable incomes shall be used to provide financial aid for students in the College of Information Studies.
Paul Wasserman Professorship in Library and Information Services
Established in June 1998 by the College of Information Studies to honor Dr. Paul Wasserman, founding dean of the College. Income from the fund shall be used to provide annual support for the Information Studies professorship established in his name at the University of Maryland.
Myra Wilson Scholarship
Established in 1999 in memory of Myra Wilson, a graduate student from the College is awarded a scholarship to assist him/her in preparing for a career in law librarianship, public library reference service, or international librarianship.