Paige DeLoach and Magdalene Jensen receive the Rovelstad Scholarship


Congratulations to Paige DeLoach and Magdalene Jensen, the two students chosen as the 2020-2021 Rovelstad scholarship recipients. They were selected among an impressive pool of library and information science student applicants.

Students who had completed at least 6 credits in the Master’s in Library and Information Science program by the end of the spring semester of 2021 were eligible to apply. Each applicant submitted a statement of achievements, career interests, and goals in less than 750 words; along with a detailed curriculum vitae which included their volunteer activities, association memberships, attendance at professional conferences and workshops, and similar activities. They also provided two references.

Finalists for the scholarship were interviewed by the committee, which based its decision on the following:

  • Academic achievement in the program
  • Demonstrated commitment to the profession as evidenced in course work, personal statement, curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation
  • Potential for success as evidenced in all application documents
  • Indication of financial need

Rovelstad Scholarship Committee 
Dr. Jane Zhang
Dr. Ingrid Hsieh-Yee
Dr. Deanna Marcum