In May, the Fairfax Library Foundation (FLF) awarded over $46,000 in scholarships to 28 recipients for both undergraduate, graduate and staff development opportunities.
This year’s recipients are:
Arielle Kim, Christine Chambers-Chun Scholarship
Lauren Richardson, Burke Centre Friends’ Scholarship
Jaimi Turgeon, Pohick Friends’ Scholarship
Mia Simmons, Pohick Friends’ Scholarship
Safa Yosufzai, Pohick Friends’ Joan and Richard Vaaler Scholarship
Pamela Coughlan, Friends of Burke Centre Graduate Scholarship
Vijaya Gollamudi, Edwin “Sam” Clay Scholarship
Rebecca Gray Kurylo, Pohick Friends’ Graduate Scholarship
Becca Snider, Burke Centre Friends’ Graduate Scholarship
“I am grateful for this opportunity to expand my knowledge. Fairfax Library Foundation has helped me immensely in the past with the undergraduate and graduate scholarships I earned while pursuing my degree, and I'm thrilled that I can continue to give back to the library through my work,” said FLF Finance Manager Shelby Allen.
Annually, the Fairfax Library Foundation awards four different scholarships to current library staff and volunteers in Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax. To date, the Foundation has awarded $244,000 to 83 graduate students, $2,647 to two post-graduate students, $155,100 to 120 undergraduate students and $82,369 to 228 employees for staff development.
Further information about the FLF scholarships can be found here.
For more information about scholarships contact Shelby Allen at 703-324-2411 or Shelby.Allen@fairfaxlibraryfoundation.org.