American Library Association
$3,000 annually, non-renewable.
One award offered annually.
This scholarship was established with a donation from an active ALA member and former member of ALA Council. Factors considered for selection include academic excellence, leadership qualities, 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. Please note: Applicants in the library support staff category will only be asked to complete one personal statement during the online application. Recipients will be contacted by phone after June 1. All other applicants will be notified by mail after July 1.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.