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The Purdue Libraries values and recognizes the contributions of our dedicated student workers by awarding annual scholarships and awards.
The Dr. 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 $3,000 for the 2023-2024 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 Purdue Libraries. One or more $1,000 awards are provided annually to student workers who make outstanding contributions to the Purdue Libraries.
All qualifications can be found here but are also broken down below.
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. For more
help with applications please consider the Purdue Writing Lab. Please direct any
questions to Cliff Harrison.
Students must apply by Wednesday, February 8, 2023. Student supervisors must
submit their recommendation form by Friday, February 17, 2023. Students are
responsible for asking their supervisor to submit the recommendation form.
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