University of Alberta Library June Newnham Memorial Graduate Award

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to full time or part time registered students.
  • Department of Library and Information Studies - MLIS program at the University of Alberta.
  • Nominee must be entering, or continuing in, a MLIS program.
  • Selected on the basis of academic merit (grade point average of 3.2 or greater) and
  • or strong potential for a professional career.
  • This award may be offered to the same student to a maximum of two awards.
  • The award is to be given as one award and may not be divided.

How to apply

By Nomination Only: Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty). The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to GPS. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by the Estate of June Newnham

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific