American Library Association
$3,000 annually, non-renewable.
One award offered annually.
This award was named for a long-time ALA staff member who was secretariat to the ALA Council and Executive Board. 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: For all scholarships in the library support staff category, applicants will be asked to complete only 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.
Applications are available online on the American Library Association (ALA) website. Scholarship information is available by clicking the 'Scholarships for Library Support Staff' link. Please note: ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.