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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).

Total: $4000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  September 1
2019

Alabama Scholarship for Dependents of Blind Parents

This award is for available to Alabama students who are from families in which the head of the family is blind and whose family income is insufficient to provide educational benefits for attendance at an Alabama postsecondary institution. Students must apply within two years of high school graduation.

Total: $500 Awards:  20
Deadline:  September 30
2019

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.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

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.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 1
2020

ALSC Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved MLS/MLIS program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 1
2020

Alabama GI Dependents' Educational Benefit Program

This scholarship is available to Alabama resident undergraduate and graduate students who are dependents of a veteran who was disabled or killed as the result of a service-connected disability or death while on active military service in the line of duty (this also includes veterans who were declared MIA or are former POWs). The student must attend an Alabama state supported postsecondary institution.

Total: $3000 Awards:  375
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Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program

This award is available to members of the Alabama National Guard who plan to attend a public postsecondary institution in Alabama. Students must be at least 17 years of age.

Total: $1000 Awards:  540
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Alabama Police Officers' and Firefighters' Survivors Educational Assistance Program

This award is available to Alabama resident students who are dependents or spouses of police officers or firefighters killed in the line of duty in Alabama. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a public postsecondary educational institution in Alabama.

Total: $7000 Awards:  23
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ALSC Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship

U.S. and Canadian citizens who are pursuing master's degrees in library and information studies at ALA-accredited library schools are eligible for this award; students may not have completed more than 12 hours toward the degree at time of application. Applicants must plan to work in a library in an area of service to children.

Total: $7500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 01

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for students who are enrolled in their second year at a two year school and are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall term and college sophomores or juniors in a four-year program or beginning seniors in a five-year program. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the beginning of the Fall term.

Total: $2500 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 01

Christopher J. Hoy/ERT Scholarship

U.S. or Canadian citizens/permanent residents who are enrolled in a school with an ALA-accredited master's degree program in library science are eligible for this award. Students must have earned no more than 12 semester hours prior to June 1 of the year the scholarship is awarded.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01

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.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 01