University of Texas, Austin


Ellison earned a bachelor of arts in English from St. Edward’s University, Austin (Texas). She is a teacher and is involved in library classification duties at the Sri Atmananda Memorial School, Austin. “I am fascinated with the journey information takes as it flows from source to user to revelation,” said Ellison. “As a future information professional, I aspire to contribute to the ongoing efforts to make information accessible and appealing to individuals and communities.”

Awards Won

Title Year
ALA Century Scholarship

An annual scholarship of $2,500 that funds services or accommodation for a library school student(s) with disabilities admitted to an ALA-accredited library school. The scholarship will fund services or accommodations that are either not provided by law or otherwise by the university that will enable the student or students to successfully complete the course of study for a Master’s or Doctorate in Library Science and become a library or information studies professional.

2008 - Recipient(s)