Caroline Lee Receives Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship

Caroline Lee, an LIS student, has received the Faith C. Ai Memorial Scholarship. Caroline will be using the $5,000 award toward her tuition. She thanks the interview panel and board for selecting her. She said: Teaching high school students have been tremendously rewarding and dedicating my life to my school and students has left me […]

Hōkū Kaʻahaʻāina Receives 2017-18 H.W. Wilson Scholarship

The LIS Program is pleased to announce that Hōkū Kaʻahaʻāina was selected as a recipient of the 2017-2018 H.W. Wilson Scholarship, which is generously funded by the H.W. Wilson Foundation. Hoku shared the following about herself with the LIS Program: After seven years of college on the mainland, study abroad, and teaching English in Japan […]

Caroline Lee Receives 2017 HASL Scholarship

Caroline Sue Lee will receive a $500 scholarship from the Hawaii Association of School Librarians (HASL) to help with her graduate school expenses. The official announcement and presentation will be made at the HASL Spring Conference on Saturday, April 8. Caroline holds a post-Baccalaureate in Secondary Education and a BA degree in Political Science. Currently, […]

Fairchild and Pukahi Win 2016 HASL Scholarships

Wrayna Fairchild and Ruth Pukahi, both students of UH Library & Information Sciences program, received $500 scholarships from the Hawaii Association of School Librarians (HASL) to help pay for their graduate expenses. The official announcements were made at the HASL conference on April 30, 2016, by Sherry Rose, HASL president.

Kylie Kaʻeo Receives ALA Spectrum Scholarship

Congratulations to LIS student Kylie Kaʻeo on her 2015 ALA Spectrum Scholarship! ALA’s official announcement states: A prestigious committee of ten jurors selected this year’s Spectrum Scholars based on their commitment to diversity, commitment to entering the library profession, demonstrated community outreach, academic ability and achievements and leadership potential.

Amy Steinbauer Receives Conable Scholarship

Amy Steinbauer, a 2013 LIS alumna, was awarded the 2015 Gordon M. Conable Scholarship from the Freedom to Read Foundation. This allowed her to attend the 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco. The scholarship, which is open to LIS students and new professionals, pays for conference registration, transportation, housing for six nights, and a $300 […]