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Friends of Lovejoy Library Student Awards:

Lovejoy Library Student Awards 2014:

Friends of Lovejoy Library Honors Award ($500)
The Honors Award is given for scholarship, based on grade-point average, during enrollment at SIUE. Only undergraduate students are eligible for this award. Please include the following when applying:
1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CougarNet)
2. Recommendation from supervisor.

Carol Ammon - Friends of Lovejoy Library Student Development Award ($500)
The Student Development Award is given to a student who, on the basis of evaluation by supervisor and written letter, has shown a progressive development of job skills and work performance while maintaining superior grades. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible. Please include the following with this application:
1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CourgarNet)
2. Recommendation from supervisor
3. Personal letter addressing the influence of the work experience at Library and Information Services.

Graduate Library School Award ($500)
The Friends of Lovejoy Library provide an award to an SIUE student or SIUE alumnus who is planning to attend a graduate library science program after graduation. The award stipulations are as follows:
1. The awardee must either be a SIUE graduate or assured of graduation no later than the end of summer session the year the award is given.
2. The awardee must be accepted for admission to a Master's Program in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association in the fall semester following graduation.
3. Applicants must submit a letter of interest relating to their future plans in librarianship, a transcript, and a letter of acceptance from an ALA accredited library program.

Please submit required materials to the Friends of Lovejoy Library by February 21, 2014. Winners will be notified by mail. Award certificates will be presented at the Friends of Lovejoy Library Annual Meeting and Dinner on May 14. Award checks will be deposited directly into the winner's student account at the Bursar's office in April or early May.

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Friends of Lovejoy Library Honors Award ($500)
The Honors Award is given for scholarship, based on grade-point average, during enrollment at SIUE. Only undergraduate students are eligible for this award. Please include the following with this application:

1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CougarNet)
2. Recommendation from supervisor

Carol Ammon - Friends of Lovejoy Library Student Development Award ($500)
The Student Development Award is given to the student who, on the basis of evaluation by supervisor and written letter, has shown a progressive development of job skills and work performance while maintaining superior grades. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible. Please include the following with this application:

1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CougarNet)
2. Recommendation from supervisor
3. Personal letter addressing the influence of the work experience at Library and Information Services

Graduate Library School Award ($500)
The Friends of Lovejoy Library provide an award of $500 to an SIUE student or SIUE alumnus who is planning to attend a graduate library science program after graduation. The award stipulations are as follows:

The awardee must either be a SIUE graduate or assured of graduation no later than the end of summer session the year the award is given.
The awardee must be accepted for admission to a Master's Program in Library Science accredited by the American Library Association in the fall semester following graduation.
Applicants must submit a letter of interest relating to their future plans in librarianship, a transcript and a letter of acceptance from ALA Accredited Library Program.

Winners will be notified by mail. Award certificates will be presented at the Friends of Lovejoy Library Annual Meeting and Dinner on May 11. Award checks will be deposited directly into the winner's student account at the Bursar's office during April.

Name: _________________________________________________________________

Current mailing address:

Street __________________________________________________________________

City, State Zip _____________________________________________________________

Email____________________________________________________________________

Telephone_______________________________________________________________

Student ID Number: _______________________________________________________

Applications for Student Awards must be received by February 21, 2014.

Submit application materials to:
Friends of Lovejoy Library
Library and Information Services, SIUE
Campus Box 1063
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063






Ina Peabody Sledge Award


2014 Application Form

Ina Peabody Sledge, a native of East St. Louis, Illinois, served with distinction as Education Librarian at Lovejoy Library, from 1983 until her death in February 1998. During her 30 years of service to SIUE, she worked in a number of positions including head of the East St. Louis Center Library. Ina Sledge's caring, giving attitude motivated and encouraged students to pursue their educational goals. She recognized and valued strong character and moral fortitude.

The Ina Peabody Sledge Award is given in the spring. There is a $500 stipend with the Sledge Award. SIUE undergraduate students, in good standing, with a cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or above are eligible to apply for the Award. Preference is given to residents of Alorton, Brooklyn, Centreville, East St. Louis, Venice, and Washington Park. Applicants will be selected on the following criteria that embody the positive ideology of Ina Sledge:

· Strong pursuit of educational goals,
· Strong character and moral fortitude,
· Caring, motivated, and giving attitude,
· Active community involvement.

Please complete this form and enclose the following:

1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CougarNet),

2. List of activities, community service, and honors,

3. Three letters of references,

4. Essay, approximately 500 words, on your life's ambition addressing the above criteria.

Essay should be typed and double-spaced.

Name:_____________________________________________________________________

Current mailing address:

Street______________________________________________________________________

City_________________________________State____________________Zip____________

Email_______________________________________________________________________

Telephone Number____________________________________________________________

Student ID Number:___________________________________________________________

Hometown:__________________________________________________________________

High School attended:__________________________________________________________

Applications must be received by February 21, 2014

Submit application and materials to:
Friends of Lovejoy Library
Library and Information Services, SIUE
Campus Box 1063
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063





Dr. John I. and Constance W. Ades Memorial Award

2014 Application Form

Connie taught High School English, Latin and French. She later taught English Composition and Homeric Greek at SIUE. Upon retirement she joined the Friends of Lovejoy Library Advisory Board, serving as the Co-Chair of the High School Writers' Contest and also as the Vice-President of the Friends. Jack was one of the pioneering faculty at SIUE. He joined the Southwestern Illinois Campus of SIU in 1958 as an instructor of English Language and Literature in what was then known as the Humanities Division at the Alton Residence Center, just one year after the fledgling university began classes there and at East St. Louis. He became an assistant professor in 1963, and associate professor in 1966 and a professor in 1971, and was named the chair of the English department the following year. He retired in 1990.

The Dr. John I. and Constance W. Ades Memorial Award is given in the spring. There is a $500 stipend with the Award. SIUE, Lovejoy Library student workers, and graduate assistants in good standing, majoring in English are eligible to apply for the Award. Preference is given to Language, Literature and Poetry Majors. Community service hours will also be taken into consideration, especially if they volunteer to help the Friends of Lovejoy Library, the writing clinic or similar groups.

Please complete the form below and enclose the following:

1. Transcript for all attendance at SIUE (available on CougarNet),

2. List of community service activities, and honors,

3. A letter of reference from their supervisor or a professor,

4. Essay, approximately 500 words, on why they should be chosen and how they intend to use the funds.

Essay should be typed and double-spaced.

Name:_____________________________________________________________________

Current mailing address:

Street______________________________________________________________________

City_________________________________State____________________Zip____________

Email_______________________________________________________________________

Telephone Number____________________________________________________________

Student ID Number:___________________________________________________________

Applications must be received by February 21, 2014

Submit application and materials to the Lovejoy Library Administration Office or mail to:

Friends of Lovejoy Library
Library and Information Services, SIUE
Campus Box 1063
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063