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Mar 28 / Christine Illichmann

#InspireOpportunity with SLIS Scholarships

The School of Library and Information Science offers over 25 scholarship opportunities for students. On April 4 Wayne State University Giving Day will provide donors with an opportunity to support SLIS and the scholarships provided to students. If you choose to participate in Giving Day, please consider specifying your donation for the scholarships below or the many other scholarships  we offer. Learn more about Giving Day and the ways Wayne State University is building community to #InspireOpportunity on the Giving Day web page.

Gloria A. Francis Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Gloria A. Francis Memorial Endowed Scholarship is open to any graduate student enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science. Preference is given to students with a special interest and expertise in the areas of rare books and archives. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement with a grade point average of at least 3.0 and qualities of character and leadership. Financial need may be considered. The donor assists in the selection of the winner(s).

Joseph J. Mika and Marianne Hartzell-Mika Endowed Scholarship
The Joseph J. Mika and Marianne Hartzell-Mika Endowed Scholarship is open to any graduate student enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science with a minimum 3.5 GPA. This scholarship was established by long-time SLIS Professor and former Director Joseph Mika and his wife, Marianne Hartzell-Mika, to recognize high scholastic achievement and to assist students currently working in a library.

Diane M. Rockall Scholarship
The Diane M. Rockall Scholarship is available to any graduate student enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science. Recipients will be selected based on scholastic achievement (a minimum grade point average of 3.5) and financial need.

Peter and Jane Spyers-Duran Endowed Scholarship
Peter and Jane Spyers-Duran Endowed Scholarship is open to any graduate student enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholastic achievement with a grade point average of at least 3.0 and qualities of character and leadership.