UBC Library, Archival and Information Studies Margeret Burke Scholarship

A scholarship established by the Alumni Division of UBC School of Information, in honour of Margaret Burke.

In her role of admissions and placement coordinator she provided students of the School with support and counselling for more than 20 years. The award is made on the recommendation of the iSchool to a student entering the second year of any program in the iSchool, who has demonstrated academic ability and shown promise of professional achievement. Priority will be given to alternating the award between the programs in the iSchool if an appropriate candidate is available.

Number: 1


  • Continuing into the MLIS, MAS, or DUAL program (must be registering for courses in next academic year)
  • Entering second year


  • Alternate the award between MLIS and MAS where feasible—
    odd numbered years MLIS / even numbered years MAS
  • Academic ability
  • Promise of professional achievement