ALA Scholarship Program

Focus: 
Advancing the librarian profession
Target: 
Public
School
Special
Academic
Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Notes: 

The American Library Association (ALA) has more than $300,000 available to students who are studying in library science or school library media programs at the master's degree level.

Scholarships range from $1,500 to $7,000 per student per year.  They include scholarships for students who are interested in Children's Librarianship, Youth Librarianship, Federal Librarianship, new media and Library Automation.  In addition, there are also scholarships available for minorities, persons with disabilities and people who are already employed in libraries but do not have an MLS. 

To be considered for one of these scholarships, applicants must attend a master’s level program in library and information science that has been accredited by the ALA.

For more information and to apply, visit:http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships