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Scholarships & Awards

Joseph and Marta Dosa Scholarship

Marta Dosa headshot

Professor Emeritus, Marta L. Dosa, Ph.D. (University of Michigan, 1971), spent nearly four decades contributing to the growth of knowledge in library and information science, and Dosa’s late husband served as librarian at Syracuse University from 1958 to 1965. Marta Dosa retired from Syracuse after 34 years of teaching, research, and service. Dr Dosa’s amazing professional contributions can be viewed more fully at the ALA Women of Library History website.

For application and information, see the Dosa Scholarship page.

Florence R. Van Hoesen Award

Florence Van Hoesen standing in a library

Dr. Florence R. Van Hoesen (1898-1979) was an Associate Professor Emeritus of Library Science at Syracuse University.  Upon her death, she bequeathed an endowment to support deserving library science students at Syracuse University. Dr. Van Hoesen’s generosity has helped librarians to complete their degrees since 1980. Dr. Van Hoesen’s papers are held by the Syracuse University Archives.

For application and information, see the Van Hoesen Award page.

Marion Mullen Travel Award

The Marion Mullen Travel Award of $500 honors a former head of the Reference Department at E.S. Bird Library at Syracuse University. She was an extremely active Beta Phi Mu member and was a candidate for national office.

For application and information, see the Mullen Travel Award page.