The Estelle Ray Reid Scholarship in Library Science

Estelle Reid

The Estelle Ray Reid Scholarship in Library Science was established from the estate of the former Appleton resident in 1961. The scholarship is awarded during the spring term and is meant to assist a student, past or present, planning to pursue the graduate study of Library Science.

Selection
A committee composed of three current library faculty members will evaluate submissions based on the applicant's experience and apparent potential for success in the library profession as expressed in the written statement.

Application Procedure
A printed application including the following information and written statement should be submitted to Peter Gilbert, Library Director, by Friday, April 3, 2015. 

  • Name
  • Lawrence University Graduating Class
  • Address
  • Phone
  • E-mail address
  • Major at Lawrence
  • Schools of Library and Information Science to which you have applied, and date of acceptance
  • Written Statement of up to one page which describes your reasons for entering the library profession, experience or training relevant to the field, and career expectations.

Mailed applications should be addressed as follows:
Peter Gilbert, Library Director
Lawrence University Seeley G. Mudd Library
113 S. Lawe St.
Appleton, WI 54911

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