Scholarship Resources from ALA

Are you currently enrolled in an MLIS program?  Thinking of enrolling soon? Now is a great time to seek out scholarship opportunities for next fall.  This week’s American Libraries Direct provided links to two helpful resources: Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies (PDF) – “The Financial Assistance for Library and Information Studies directory (PDF […]

ACRL 2011 Scholarships

ACRL 2011 scholarship categories are: Librarian Scholarships – provide opportunities for librarians with five or fewer years of post-MLS experience to update their skills and knowledge Library Support Staff Scholarships – provide opportunities for library support staff to attend the premier event for academic and research libraries Library School Student Scholarships – provide opportunities for library school students […]

Karen Sternheim Memorial Scholarship

I am pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Karen Sternheim Memorial Scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in a career in special libraries and must be taking classes in master’s degree program in library and information studies at an ALA accredited library school. There is no geographic restriction on the […]

LIS Scholarships from the Georgia Library Association

[via GLA listserv] Do you know someone in an LIS program or entering an LIS program?  Tell them about the GLA Scholarships! The Georgia Library Association awards two (2) scholarships yearly to provide financial assistance toward completing a Master’s in Library/Information Science. The Hubbard Scholarship ($3,000) was established over 30 years ago to recruit excellent […]

Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study Note: All required documents must be submitted electronically. This scholarship is awarded to Librarians or Library & Information Studies students to survey foreign libraries or programs, attend a foreign library school, and/or to conduct research in a foreign country. No application form is required. Requirements for this scholarship […]

Beta Phi Mu Scholarships

REMINDER:  Monday, March 15, is the deadline for applications for scholarships and fellowships awarded annually by Beta Phi Mu, the international library & information science honor society. Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships – $3000 Up to six fellowships may be awarded. Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship – $2250 For a student beginning library or information studies. […]

ALAO Diversity Scholarship for Library School Students

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) values diversity in its membership, in the profession, and in future library professionals. For that reason, we offer a $1,500 scholarship to a promising student enrolled in an ALA-accredited MLS program who exemplifies the qualities needed to ensure a diverse library workforce. The scholarship will be applied directly […]

Professional development in Visual Resources: Kress Scholarship and Simmons workshop

Samuel H. Kress Foundation Summer Educational Institute Scholarships for SEI Pro 2010 The Samuel H. Kress Foundation,,  has generously agreed to sponsor four scholarships for this year’s Summer Educational Institute:  SEI Pro 2010.  SEI Pro will be held at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, from June 8 to June 11, 2010. […]

ACRL offers e-Learning scholarships

ACRL announces new e-Learning scholarships to help librarians, library staff and library school students stretch their professional development dollars. Twenty scholarships, each covering the registration cost of one ACRL e-Learning Webcast, will be awarded. Complete details are available online at To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must be ACRL members, complete the online scholarship […]

Index of Chapter Travel Awards

Many of our thoughts will turn to annual conferences after the new year.  Although the ARLIS/NA website serves as a clearing house for the organization’s various conference, travel, and research awards, there has not previously been a way to collect similar information for chapter-level awards. The following information regarding chapter awards is available from the […]