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Masters of Library Science Scholarships

The Linda Haddock McRae Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to a deserving graduate students pursuing a Master of Library Science from the Master of Library Science Program of the College of Education at East Carolina University.  First preference will be given to eligible candidates from Greene or Cumberland Counties. If there are no qualified candidates from these counties, the scholarship may be awarded to students who are otherwise qualified.


Mildred Daniels Southwick Award

Awarded in the spring semester to a library science major enrolled full time who demonstrates a commitment to a career in reference librarianship. Recipient and award amount determined by the department and is subject to availability.

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Mildred Southwick, 1962
Photo scanned by Kimberly Joyner


Emily S. Boyce Fellowship Award

Awarded to a graduate student enrolled full time in the master of library science degree program. To be eligible, a student must have completed at least 18 semester hours of graduate study in the MLS program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all graduate work, including minimum of B grades in all MLS coursework. Selection based on demonstrated potential for community leadership and evidence of commitment to career in library administration/management. Recipient and award amount is determined by the department and is subject to availability.

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Emily Boyce, 1992


The Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Awarded by the faculty in the spring semester. This award is given to one student in the Master of Library Science program. The student is chosen based on academic record, number of hours completed, and departmental involvement. The students chosen receive a plaque, as well as their names engraved on the permanent plaque in the department, and a check in the amount of $50.00.


Additional Scholarship Resources

  • College of Education Scholarships: This site contains information on scholarships offered for all the departments under the college of education.
  • http://www.scholarshiphelp.org/:The goal of this website is to educate students about scholarship access and the necessary requirements for achieving maximum financial aid.
  • Financial Aid: Provides information about the ECU financial aid programs, the application process, deadlines and timelines, and links to other resources.

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