Library Prizes & Awards

Student Prizes

Current Goucher students are eligible for the following prizes:


Fellowships are available for Goucher students, alumnae/i and visiting scholars:

  • The Jane Austen Scholar-in-Residence Program supports travel research fellowships to promote scholarship related to eighteenth-century studies using the Alberta Hirshheimer Burke-Jane Austen Collection at Goucher College.
  • The Magnuson Fund for Creative Partnerships provides financial support to members of the Goucher community for collaborative projects involving the Library.
  • The Mears Fellowship is open to alumnae/i pursuing a career in Library and Information Science.
  • Peirce Fellowships, supported through the Peirce Center, are open to current Goucher students.

Our Awards

The Library and the Athenaeum have also won several prestigious awards, including: