Beta Phi Mu - Xi Chapter Scholarship

To apply for the Beta Phi Mu Xi Chapter scholarship, please submit the following:

  • UH transcripts showing completed LIS coursework (a PDF or printout from MyUH is fine),
  • A 1-2 page cover letter outlining your service to the UH LIS Program, its students, and
  • One letter of recommendation from an LIS faculty member.

Please send documents via e-mail or USPS to the Beta Phi Mu Scholarship Committee, along with your return USPS mailing address, to:

Carole Suzui
Office of the State Librarian
44 Merchant Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

The $250 scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Minimum 3.85 GPA
  • Completion of at least 18 credits in the UH Manoa LIS graduate program
  • Cover letter detailing your service to the LIS community (such as student group leadership), and reasons why you qualify for this scholarship.
  • One letter of recommendation from an LIS faculty member that emphasizes scholarship and research abilities or a letter from a library job, internship, or volunteer supervisor stating your leadership potential, commitment to Hawai'i, and service to the profession, the UHM LIS Program, UHM LIS students, or your community.

The deadline for applications is April 1 (each year). An acknowledgment email will be sent when all application materials have been received. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within a few days of submitting your documents, please resend your application or contact the Scholarship Committee Chair. Beta Phi Mu Xi Chapter is not responsible for applications lost in transit. The award will be presented at the Spring semester Hui Dui graduation dinner.