American Library Association
$5,000 annually, non-renewable.
One award offered annually.
This award was named for a long-time ALA staff member who was Director of ALA Conference Services for over 20 years. It was established with donations from Christopher J. Hoy and the Exhibits Round Table (ERT) to honor his memory. Three major factors are considered in awarding these scholarships: academic excellence; leadership; and evidence of commitment to a career in librarianship. Achievement in these areas may best be demonstrated by statements indicating the nature of library and other experience, by professional references, and by the personal statement included in the online application. Recipients will be contacted by phone after June 1. All other applicants will be notified by mail after July 1.
Applications are available online on the American Library Association (ALA) website. Scholarship information is available by clicking the 'General Scholarships' link. Please note: The student need o ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.