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The Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, Press, Copyright, and Office of Undergraduate Research (collectively known as PULSIS) values its student workers. Therefore, these scholarships and awards are a way to recognize some of these many dedicated individuals. The Albert Viton Scholarship and the Dorothy Newby McCaw Scholarship are merit-based scholarships that have been made possible by two generous donors. The amount of each scholarship is $2,500 for the 2021-2022 academic year. The PULSE Award (Purdue University Libraries Student Employee Award) is an endowed fund started and funded primarily by the faculty and staff of PULSIS. Each year, one or more awards are given for the top student workers in the PULSIS. PULSE Awards are $1,000 each.
Both scholarships and the PULSE Award share the following qualifications (you must meet all of these criteria to apply):
The Albert Viton and Dorothy Newby McCaw Scholarships share the following additional qualifications:
The PULSE Awards and the McCaw Scholarship share the following additional qualifications:
The Albert Viton Scholarship has the following additional criterion:
Students who have previously received a scholarship or the PULSE award are eligible to apply again. To apply for any of these scholarships/awards, please complete an application form and ask your supervisor to complete a recommendation form. Please direct any questions to JJ Sadler.
Students must apply by Wednesday, February 10, 2021. Student supervisors must submit their recommendation form by Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
Students are responsible for asking their supervisor to submit the recommendation form.
Student Application Form
Supervisor Evaluation Form