American Library Association
$3,000 annually, non-renewable.
One award offered annually.
Three major factors are considered in awarding these scholarships: academic excellence; leadership; and evidence of commitment to a career in librarianship. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal. The Christian Larew Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and selects the scholarship winner. Recipients will be contacted by phone after June 1. All other applicants will be notified by mail after July 1. The winner is announced and introduced, if present, at the LITA President's Program during the Annual Conference of the American Library Association.
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