Awards

The Friends Award

The Friends of the University Libraries ("The Friends") grant this external award  annually to honor a faculty or staff member, student, community person or institution who has contributed substantially to the growth and development of the University Libraries (UL).

The Friends Employee Award

This is a $500 internal award granted annually to honor a UL staff member (administrative, classified or faculty) who has made exceptionally valuable contributions to the growth and development of the UL. 

The Friends Undergraduate and
Graduate Student Employee Awards

The Friends present this $350 award annually to one undergraduate and one graduate student employee who has made exceptionally valuable contributions in serving patrons and to the growth and development of the UL.

The Friends Student Professional
Development Award

This $500 award is presented annually to a UL employee who wishes to undertake a program of professional development that will improve his or her job effectiveness.

The Friends Master of Library Science Scholarship

This $500 scholarship is awarded to a UL employee or student employee who is enrolled in or has been accepted to a Master of Library Science degree program. Preference will be given to new applicants, but when appropriate, past recipients may re-apply for the award annually. Multiple awards may be given in a single year.

The Friends Student Professional
Development Award

This $500 award is presented annually to a UL student employee who wishes to undertake a program of professional development to pursue a career in Library Science.

2019 Friends Award Recipient Andrew Hershberger pictured with Friends Board Member Dana Nemeth and Dean Sara Bushong.
Friends Employee Award
2022 Friends Employee Award Recipient Joe Prince pictured with Dean Sara Bushong.
Friends Student Employee Award
2022 Friends Graduate Student Employee Award Recipient John King.

Updated: 01/24/2023 04:18PM