Peter Lyman Memorial/SAGE Scholarship in New Media

This scholarship is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens/permanent residents who pursue a master’s degree in library science with a specialty in new media. The student must attend an ALA-accredited institution.

TheDream.US Opportunity Scholarship Program

This scholarship is available for first-time-in-college students who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Students must demonstrate significant financial need, have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher, and attend one of TheDream.US’s partner colleges.

Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. graduate students who specialize or plan to specialize in library work with children. Students must plan to attend an institution that is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

LITA/LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

U.S. and Canadian citizens who will have earned no more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree by June of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must be members of a principal minority group; attend an ALA-accredited school; and plan to enter the library automation field.

LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved Master of Library Science (MLS) program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must plan to follow a career into the library and information technology field.

Mary V. Gaver Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours toward an MLS/MLIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school and plan to enter the field of library youth services.

Tony B. Leisner Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours toward an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school and be working as part of a library support staff.

Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours towards an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school, be studying in the area of library and information studies, and be working as part of a library support staff.

Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who will have completed no more than 12 hours towards an MLS/MLIS/MIS degree prior to June 1 of the award year are eligible for this award. Students must attend an ALA-accredited library school, be studying in the area of library and information studies, and be currently working as part of a library support staff.

‘REACh Your Goals’ Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are 25 years of age or older and reside in the greater Chicagoland area. Students must be enrolled in or admitted to a degree or certificate program at a college or university that is a member of the REACh organization and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.