The Richland Library Foundation is pleased to announce Shinelle Polite has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship during a presentation and reception on October 18 at Richland Library Main (1431 Assembly Street).
Polite is a graduate student at the University of South Carolina, working to obtain a Masters in Library and Information Science, as well as the Cooper-Davis Fellow, which provides her the opportunity to gain practical experience by serving in different departments within Thomas Cooper Library and other libraries. To learn more about Polite’s academic background and accomplishments, click here.
The $3,500 scholarship seeks to provide financial support for students from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, who are working toward the completion of a Master of Library and Information Science degree at the University of South Carolina.
The Richland Library Foundation established the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship in 2010 in honor and recognition of Mrs. Ethel Bolden’s years of service to the Richland County community and its libraries.
For questions, please contact Emily Stoll at 803-587-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.