Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

2015 Grants

The Friends of the SMU Libraries Grants Committee met on April 28, 2015 to review grant proposals submitted by the libraries. The committee was chaired by Jennifer Pickens and included Matthew Adamic, Stephanie Amsel, Sam Childers and Donna Cotter. Amy Carver was ex-officio. The following grants were approved by the committee:


Fondren Library Center
Renovation project.


DeGolyer Library Prints & Photographs Department
Purchase of Civil War photographs.


SMU Archives
Continue digitizing the Daily Campus student newspaper.


Hamon Arts Library
Seed an initiative to enhance newly renovated spaces with original works of art.


Business Library
Portable mini-projectors.


DeGolyer Library
Add to the Colophon Collection of modern American literature.


Hamon Arts Library
Fund a short-term consultant for the Voices of Change Archive.

Amount of grants: $37,150.84

Grants approved for yearly distribution:


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


Library School Scholarship Award
This year's scholarship recipients are Jesse Hunt and Elisa Welder.


SMU Libraries
Support the Effective Use of Information Technology Staff Award


SMU Libraries
Support the Continuing Excellence Staff Award

TOTAL of all 2015 grants: $43,150.84