Grants and Scholarships

SMU Libraries

Grants and Scholarships

2016 Grants

The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on May 4, 2016 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries.  The committee was chaired by Vice President Stephanie Amsel and included Sam Childers, Brooke Clement, Donna Cotter and Judy McMillin.  Amy Carver was ex-officio.  The following grants were approved by the committee:

$10,000

Fondren Library Center
Renovation project.

$3,500

Business Library
Digital Signage.

$3,000

SMU Archives
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper.

$3,000

Hamon Arts Library, Bywaters Special Collections Wing
Conservation of 49 works of art on paper by a variety of Texas artists..

$2,650

Norwick Center for Digital Services
Concave shelf truck for large format items.

Amount of grants: $22,150


Grants approved for yearly distribution:

$3,000

Central University Libraries
Assist in funding the production of the CUL annual report publication.

$1,000

Library School Scholarship Award
This year's scholarship recipient is Natasha Siu.

$500

SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award

$500

SMU Libraries
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2016 grants: $27,150