We offer scholarships and awards that promote the use of our collections and honor supporters and donors.
Reed Fink Award in Southern Labor History
This award honors Dr. Merl E. Reed and Dr. Gary Fink for their contributions to education, labor studies, and the Southern Labor Archives. Fellowships of at least $250 are awarded annually to individual(s) whose research in the Southern Labor Archives will lead to a book, article, dissertation, or other substantive product. Recipients are required to give presentations about their research to the Georgia State community.
View the 2022 Reed Fink Award application form. Applications are due August 15th.
Graduate Assistantship in Music Education
This assistantship is offered by the Library in partnership with the School of Music and The Johnny Mercer Foundation. Awarded annually to two graduate students in Georgia State’s Music Education program, the assistantship provides a tuition waiver and stipend for four semesters. Graduate assistants design curriculum units focusing on American popular music 1900–1950.
View application information for the Graduate Assistantship in Music Education.
Wayne W. Daniel Award in Country Music Research
This award honors Dr. Wayne W. Daniel for his contributions and interest in country music research. A travel award of at least $500 is awarded annually to an individual whose research utilizing the Wayne W. Daniel collection and related country music collections at the Georgia State University Special Collections and Archives leads to a presentation or article. Research will receive strong consideration for an International Country Music Conference session presentation or publication in the International Country Music Journal.