Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship
Awarded by Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
To support library and information science doctoral students who are working on their dissertations.
Applicants must be doctoral students who have completed their coursework. Scholarships will be awarded based on the usefulness of the research topic to the profession.
Applicants must provide a 300-word abstract of dissertation, a curriculum vitae, a letter from their Dean or Director approving a topic and a work plan for the study.
Beta Phi Mu is a library and information studies honor society, founded in 1948, with over 35,000 graduates of the ALA-initiated accredited professional programmes. Beta Phi Mu was founded at the University of Illinois by a group of leading librarians and library educators. Aware of the notable achievements of honour societies in other professions, they believed that such a society would have much to offer librarianship and library education.