iSchool Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

iSchool Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

Eleven students from the University of Maryland's College of Information Studies, Maryland's iSchool, have been awarded scholarships in the 2014-2015 scholarship competition. All scholarship award winners will be recognized during the College's commencement ceremony, to be held on May 22, 2015.

The winners of the 2014-2015 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:

Holly Callen Berardi (MLS – School Library)
Amanda Waugh (PhD)
Kerry Huller (MLS – Curation and Management of Digital Assets)

Library Systems & Services (LSSI) Scholarship

Established by Library Systems & Services, LLC, in June 2000.

Winner:

Rebecca Reeves (MLS)

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 Mary Lee Bundy, and her outstanding participation and influence in the Library and Information Services profession.

Winner:

Alexandre Adrian (MLS)

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:

Lauren Olson (MLS – School Library)

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.

Winner:

Richard Green (MLS – History/Library Science Dual Degree)

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:

Sruthi Bandi (MIM – Information Management Research)
Sangeetha Hariharan (MIM – Data Analytics)
Mohit Juneja (MIM)

iSchool Alumni Chapter Scholarship

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

Winner:

Jocelyn McNamara (MLS – Curation and Management of Digital Assets)

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: ischool.umd.edu/content/giving.