Scholarships and Eligibility Requirements

Application Eligibility Requirements for LIS Scholarships

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The Margaret A. Carroll Endowed Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Award

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Maintain full time enrollment in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work
  • Enroll as a full-time or part time Ph.D.  student in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program in Information Science at the University.

The Clarke, Kennerly & Thomas scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

The Dorothy Thomas scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • May be full or part time student.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Must be a graduate student.





Margaret Irby Nichols Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Maintain full time enrollment in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.

The Lady Kate Medders Alumni Society scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • May be full or part time student.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

Florence Richardson Wilhite Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

Virginia Clark Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Maintain full or part time enrollment at the University of North Texas.
  • Enroll as full-time or part-time in any Department of Library and Information Sciences program in the University.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

The Melba S. Harvill Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an application for the Scholarship must possess the following

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

The Herman L. Totten Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Maintain full time enrollment in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

Donald B. and Ana D. Cleveland Houston Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department of Library and Information Sciences in effect at the time of any award.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Maintain full time or part time enrollment at the University.
  • Enroll as a full time or part time Masters student in the University in the Department of Library and Information Sciences and live within 100 miles of Houston, Texas at the time of application.

Kenneth L. Ferstl Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Maintain full time enrollment in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program.
  • Must be a master students and maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Preference given to students pursing classification, adult services or public libraries specializations.

Doralyn Hickey Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an application for the Scholarship must possess the following

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Student must exhibit a confirmed interest in pursuing a professional career in the technical services area of library and information sciences 

H. W. Wilson scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 9 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

Frasier McConnell Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 9 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

Brock Saxe Endowed scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Enroll as a full-time student in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling part-time in the Department will be eligible for consideration.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Must be a graduate student.

Arkansas Library Association/UNT scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North T exas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • Must be a graduate student.
  • Must be a resident of Arkansas at the time of application

UNT LIS Excellence scholarship

To be eligible for consideration, an applicant for the Scholarship must possess the following characteristics:

  • Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department in effect at the time of any award.
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the graduate level or at least 12 credit hours at the undergraduate level in the Department of Library and Information Sciences at the University of North Texas for the period of the scholarship.
  • Maintain a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.00 basis on all college level work.
  • May be either an undergraduate or graduate student.

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