Margaret Hodges Quasi-Endowed Scholarship
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Margaret Hodges Scholarship is a one-time scholarship for an individual demonstrating high academic achievement and an interest in working with children in a public library. The Committee selects the recipient.
I. Intent of Scholarship
The Margaret Hodges Scholarship was established in 1989 to honor (Sara) Margaret Hodges, as Professor Emerita of the School of Information Sciences, where she taught literature for children and young adults and storytelling. A graduate of the Carnegie Library School, she was a former member of the staff of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and was the author of many books for children, including St. George and the Dragon, awarded the 1985 Caldecott Medal for its illustrations.
The Margaret Hodges Scholarship is a one-time award for an individual demonstrating high academic achievement and an interest in working with children in a public library setting.
II. Guidelines for Selection
The Financial Aid Committee reviews applications for the Margaret Hodges Scholarship and makes its recommendations to the Chair of the Program. The scholarship for a given year is not granted if the Financial Aid Committee determines that there is no eligible candidate.
- Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident;
- Be accepted into the MLIS program;
- Be a full time, on-campus student;
- Demonstrate high academic achievement; and
- Demonstrate an interest in working with children in a public library.
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