American Library Association
New Scholarship Forthcoming!
Dr. Spencer G. Shaw. Dr. Shaw is a retired public librarian, educator and world renowned expert on storytelling and library services to children. He was also the first African American Librarian to be hired at the Hartford Public Library in 1941(more about Dr. Shaw). The scholarship will be available to a Connecticut resident and African-American student accepted in an MLS degree program from an ALA accredited Master’s Program in Library and Information Studies.
Applications and filing instructions are available on the CLA Awards, Scholarships & Grants website.
Grants for Individuals: Library and Information Science
LISNews.com points to a nice collection of grants for individuals in the area of library and information science, put together by the Michigan State University Libraries.
Assistance for Library and Information Studies
Student Resources for Prospective Graduate Students in
ACRL/New England Chapter Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships for Minorities (.pdf document)
"CHCI Sholarship:" from the the Congressional
Hispanic Caucus Institute, it is the only publication available in the
United States that includes a comprehensive list of scholarships, internships,
and fellowships targeting Latino students. It is a great resource for
Latino high school, college, and graduate students searching for ways
to finance their higher education and/or looking for leadership development
opportunities to enhance their educational experience.
REFORMA SCHOLARSHIP: Current and future library school students can obtain the application for this year's scholarship.