Congratulations to iSchool Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to iSchool Scholarship Recipients

Twelve students from the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool, have been awarded scholarships in the 2016-2017 scholarship competition. All scholarship award winners will be recognized during the College's commencement ceremony, to be held on May 22, 2017. The winners of the 2016-2017 scholarship competition are:

Helen A. Tegnell Scholarship

Established in December 1982 by a donation from Col. and Mrs. Russell M. Tegnell in memory of their daughter, Helen A. Tegnell, to provide financial assistance to worthy students enrolled in the MLS or PhD programs in the College of Information Studies.

Winners:
Jennifer Proctor (MLIS)
Brian Refford (MLIS)
Diana Hastings (MLIS)

Library Systems & Services (LSSI) Scholarship

Established by Library Systems & Services, LLC, in June 2000 to provide assistance to one or more part-time students pursuing any degree program in the College of Information Studies.

Winner:
Suzanne C. Johnson (MLIS)

Mary Lee Bundy Scholarship

Designated for an MLS student planning on a career in public libraries, this scholarship was established in March 2007 by William G. Wilson to honor the memory of former faculty member Dr. Mary Lee Bundy, and her outstanding participation and influence in the Library and Information Services profession.

Winner:
Diana Hastings (MLIS)

Noyes Library Association Scholarship

Designated for a student with demonstrated financial need and an interest in children’s librarianship, this scholarship was established in April 1988 by the Noyes Library Association of Kensington, Maryland.

Winner:
Kelsey Hughes (MLIS)

Frank G. Burke Scholarship

Designated for a student who has completed his/her first year in the History and Library Science (HiLS) specialization in the MLS program and who has a demonstrated interest in archives and record management.

Winners:
Jen Wachtel (MLIS)
Margot Willis (MLIS)

MIM Alumni Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the alumni and friends of the MIM program, this fund provides academic support to a student enrolled in the MIM program based on financial need and academic excellence.

Winners:
Sanjna Srivatsa (MIM)
Pal Doshi (MIM)

iSchool Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the iSchool Alumni Chapter, this award provides support to one student with demonstrated financial need pursuing any degree program at the College.

Winner:
Andrea Castillo (MLIS)

Bruce Ambacher Digital Curation Fellowship

Established in 2016, this award honors the legacy of Dr. Ambacher at the iSchool in initialing the Archives and Digital Curation specialization and his extraordinary work in the archives profession.  As a leader on the forefront of digital curation and electronic records management, Dr. Ambacher played a vital role in developing national and international standards and practices for digital curation and preservation

Winner:
Jennifer Proctor (MLIS)

The iSchool continues to be grateful for the support of its many alumni and friends whose generous donations make these scholarships possible. To learn more about giving at the iSchool, please visit: https://ischool.umd.edu/support-ischool.