Income from the Mary M. Barksdale Scholarship Established in Memory of Mildred F. Johnson ’27 shall be used to provide a scholarship for a graduate of Randolph College or Randolph-Macon Woman's College who is pursuing graduate study in Library and Information Science.
Currently, the scholarship award amount for graduate study will be up to $3000 per student, per term and may be renewable once per academic year (for a total of up to $6000 per academic year, per student). The amount awarded each term is subject to change, according to the availability of funds.
Funds will be paid directly to the academic institution at which the scholarship winner is registered, as long as they remain a student in good standing.
Scholarships are not automatically renewed for a second semester.
You must contact the Director of Lipscomb Library at email@example.com to initiate the renewal process for your second semester.
Scholarship awards expire after one year. Winners are highly encouraged to re-apply for the scholarship during subsequent years.
Receipt of the Barksdale Scholarship award for graduate study:
Eligibility requirements of the candidate:
Preference will be given to former student employees of the library or students who have participated in one of the library’s student internships.
Candidates should submit the following materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring term allocations: October 1 of the preceding semester
Fall term allocations: May 1 of the preceding semester
Only complete applications will be placed under consideration.