Library Donation & Awards


The Library welcomes monetary gifts to support Library’s operation, exhibition, projects, collection development, scholarships, awards, and grants. Please refer to Donation Acceptance & Management Policy. For specific programs, please feel free to get in touch with the Library Administration or WKU Foundation.

Programs

  • 2020 Sino-Foreign University Library Annual Conference

    Thanks for sponsoring the 2020 Sino-Foreign University Library Annual Conference. It is a great honor to invite our sponsors to participate with us. Your generous support is valuable to our conference.
    For further information about the sponsors, please click the links below. (The sponsors are arranged in alphabetical order.)

    | China International Book Trading Corporation [Website]

    | China National Sci-Tech Information Imp. & Exp. Corp. [Website | Brochure]

    | China Educational Publications Import & Export Corp. Ltd. [Website | Brochure]

    | EBSCO Information Service [Website | Brochure]

    | Emerald Publishing [Website Brochure]

    | Ex Libris Group [Website | Brochure]

    | iGroup China [Website | Brochure]

    | John Wiley & Sons Commercial Service (Beijing) Co., Ltd [Website | Brochure]

    | ProQuest LLC [Website | Brochure]

    | Taylor & Francis Group [Website | Brochure]

    | Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang) [Website | Brochure]

     


    Conference Planning Committee
    September 18, 2020

  • Library Scholarship

    I. Introduction

    The WKU Library’s Library Scholarship (hereafter Library Scholarship) is designed to reward WKU students who have achieved academic success and scholarly accomplishments during their studies at WKU. The Library Scholarship aims to encourage students to be engaged with Library services and use Library resources for their academic achievements. The Library Scholarship awards RMB 4,000 yuan to a full-time WKU matriculated student per year.

    The Library Scholarship is supported by the WKU Library Endowment Fund (hereafter Library Fund). The Library Fund was established in December 2020 through external donations to the WKU Library and is managed by the WKU Foundation. The principal of the Library Fund is RMB 150,000 yuan (as of June 30, 2021) and shall be invested in perpetuity. Only the dividend of the Library Fund can be used for the award. Non-awarded earnings or returned amounts will be reinvested to the principal.

    The Library welcomes donations to the principal of the Library Fund. The Library and the Award Committee are committed to increasing the Library Scholarship award number if the dividend allows. The guideline will be updated accordingly.

    II. Guideline

    The WKU Library Award Policy governs the Award Committee and activities of the Library Scholarship. The scholarship is open in January each year and welcomes all matriculated WKU students to submit applications with the required documents, written in English, by the deadline of February 28. The required documents include:

    • Completed online application (online) (Click Here)
    • Curriculum vitae (must consist of academic records and research activities)
    • An electronic copy of the WKU transcript
    • A brief statement describing one of your favorite library resources/services

    The Award Committee should consider academic and scholarly qualifications during the evaluation. The qualifications include:

    • GPA
    • Research activities
    • Academic honors and awards
    • Community engagement and extra curriculum activities

    Under the same circumstances, the Award Committee shall give prioritized consideration to the student assistants working at the Library. The Award Committee shall publicize all valid applicants, evaluation procedure, and the final recipient on the Library website.

  • CEPIEC Scholarship

    I. Introduction

    The WKU Library’s CEPIEC Scholarship (hereafter CEPIEC Scholarship) is designed to reward WKU students who have achieved academic success and scholarly accomplishments during their studies at WKU. The CEPIEC Scholarship aims to encourage students to be engaged with Library services and use Library resources for their academic achievements. The CEPIEC Scholarship awards RMB 4,000 yuan to a full-time WKU matriculated student per year.

    The CEPIEC Scholarship is supported by the CEPIEC Endowment Fund (hereafter Fund). The Fund was established in March 2021 through a generous donation made by the China Educational Publications Import & Export Corporation (CEPIEC) to the WKU Library and is managed by the WKU Foundation. The principal of the Fund is 100,000 yuan and shall be invested in perpetuity. Only the dividend of the Fund can be used for the award. Non-awarded earnings or returned amounts will be reinvested to the principal.

    II. Guideline

    The WKU Library Award Policy governs the Award Committee and activities of the CEPIEC Scholarship. The scholarship is open in January each year and welcomes all matriculated WKU students to submit applications with the required documents, written in English, by the deadline of February 28. The required documents include:

    • Completed online application (online) (Click Here)
    • Curriculum vitae (must consist of academic records and research activities)
    • An electronic copy of the WKU transcript
    • A brief statement describing one of your favorite library resources/services

    The Award Committee should consider academic and scholarly qualifications during the evaluation. The qualifications include:

    • GPA
    • Research activities
    • Academic honors and awards
    • Community engagement and extra curriculum activities

    Under the same circumstances, the Award Committee shall give prioritized consideration to the student assistants working at the Library. The Award Committee shall publicize all valid applicants, evaluation procedure, and the final recipient on the Library website.

  • PUP-WKU Research Grant

    I. Introduction

    The WKU Library’s PUP-WKU Research Grant (hereafter PUP-WKU Grant) is designed for WKU students who have engaged with Library services and use Library resources for their research projects. The PUP-WKU Grant directly awards requested funds, no more than RMB 6000 each and/or in total, to full-time WKU matriculated students, the Principal Investigators (PIs), per year. The grant may be used for conducting research projects, attending research-related conferences and workshops, conducting research workshops and programs, assisting in research writing, or other activities consistent with the general purpose of the award. Graduate students and undergraduate students who are experienced in conducting and leading research projects are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty and staff members can only serve as co-PIs or group members in the research project.

    The PUP-WKU Grant is supported by the PUP-WKU Endowment Fund (hereafter Fund). The Fund was established in August 2021 through a generous donation made by the Princeton Asia – Princeton University Press China Office to the WKU Library and is managed by the WKU Foundation. The principal of the Fund is 150,000 yuan and shall be invested in perpetuity. Only the dividend of the Fund can be used for awarding grants. Non-awarded earnings or returned amounts will be reinvested to the principal.

    II. Guideline

    The WKU Library Award Policy governs the Award Committee and activities of the PUP-WKU research grant. The program is open in January each year and welcomes all matriculated WKU students to submit applications with the required documents, written in English, by the deadline of February 28. The required documents include:

    • Completed online application (online) (Click Here)
    • The PI’s curriculum vitae (must consist of academic records and research activities)
    • The PI’s transcript.
    • A research proposal (no more than five pages in length) that includes research purpose, group members and their roles, intended research period and activities (no more than a year), expected project results, and a requested amount with a plain budget plan.At the end of the research project, the PI(s) shall submit a final report (in English and no more than five pages in length) to the Library (library@wku.edu.cn) detailing the outcome and performance of the specific project within one month of the project completion. Supporting evidence, such as conference presentations, publications, receipts of transactions, etc., should be attached.

    The Award Committee should evaluate proposals based on academic qualifications and the abilities to conduct research projects. The evaluation includes but is not limited to:

    • The PI’s GPA
    • The PI’s research experiences and activities
    • The research project’s rationality
    • The research groups’ competency in completing a research

    Under the same circumstances, the Award Committee shall give prioritized consideration to the student assistants working at the Library. The Award Committee shall publicize all valid applicants, evaluation procedure, and the final recipient on the Library website.

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