Marlene Thompson Atkielski & Donald Atkielski Memorial Scholarship

Marlene Thompson Atkielski and Donald Atkielski Memorial Scholarship – Marlene Thompson Atkielski began her teaching career after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Education from Alverno College. She then went on to UWM to receive a Masters in Library Science. Marlene served as a school librarian in the New Berlin and Wauwatosa School Systems. Marlene was a member of Pi Lambda Theta at UWM. She had the highest regard for the professors who offered both challenges and opportunities. The purpose of the Fund is to provide scholarships to students enrolled in SOIS meeting the following criteria:

  • Graduate student enrolled in program leading to a degree as a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Academic merit (minimum cum GPA 3.0)
  • Financial need
  • Certified/licensed teacher
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to education and a career as a school librarian/media specialist.

Donor
Marianne Thompson '73
Award
$2000
Schools/Colleges, Departments, and Areas
School of Information Studies
Deadline
05/01/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Personal Statement: This statement should inform the review committee of your commitment to Children/Young Adult Librarianship or School Library Media field.
  2. Please attach a PDF of your unofficial UWM transcript documenting your academic record. Upload PDF files only and name your file with your last name and the word “transcript.” For example, doetranscript.pdf or jonestranscript.pdf.
  3. Please attach a current copy of your resume. Upload PDF files only and name your file with your last name and the word “resume.” For example, DoeResume.pdf or JonesResume.pdf.