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Carl and Margaret Husic Award

The Carl and Margaret Husic Award to Support Librarianship in Less Commonly Taught Languages, funded by KU’s Slavic and Special Languages Librarian Geoff Husic, provides $1,200 to support graduate study in librarianship. The award, now in its fourth year, honors Husic’s parents, Margaret Husic and the late Carl John Husic Sr.

Preference for the Husic Award will be given to those whose primary interest is in foreign-language librarianship and area studies and who can demonstrate in an essay their intent to use their knowledge of less commonly taught languages in their library career.

Applicants must:

  • Be a currently enrolled KU student or recent KU graduate
  • Have been accepted by a graduate program in librarianship accredited by the American Library Association (see information about education for librarianship); award check will be issued upon verification of enrollment in an accredited program
  • Submit a letter (preferably by email) applying for the award, by May 3 with a 250-word statement for the review committee, as well as the name and address of a professional reference who can comment on the applicant’s potential for success as a librarian; send application information to Jon Giullian at giullian@ku.edu with Husic Award in subject line

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