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Scholarships Awarded by Other Agencies

Many organizations offer scholarships for LIS education. Here are just a few of them. Check with individual chapters of local or regional professional associations to find additional sponsors in your area of interest.

See also the Grants webpage for funding to attend professional conferences or to pursue student research.

Deadlines given are approximate and may change from year to year. Check each organization's website for current information.

 

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Education Scholarships
Annual. April 1.

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and Thomson West George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Annual. April 1.

American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Lucille M. Wert Scholarship
Annual. February 1.

American Indian Library Association (AILA) Library School Scholarship
Annual. May 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies Division (ASCLA) Century Scholarship
Annual. March 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Black Caucus, Chicago Chapter, Charlemae Hill Rollins Scholarship
Annual. December 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Black Caucus E. J. Josey Scholarship
Annual. December 15.

American Library Association (ALA) Scholarships
Annual. March 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship
Annual. March 1.

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Scholarship Program

Annual. May 19

Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship

Annual. April 4.

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce
Annual. Summer.

Beta Phi Mu Scholarships
Annual. Applications accepted beginning November 1; deadline March 15.

California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) Eunice J. H. Parker Scholarship
Annual. May 31.

California Library Association (CLA) Begun Scholarship (children's or youth services)
Annual. June 1.

California Library Association (CLA) Edna Yelland Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. June 1.

California Library Association (CLA) Reference Service Press Fellowship
Annual. June 1.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Jewel Gardiner Memorial Scholarship
Semiannual. Aug. 1 – Fall. Nov. 1 – Spring.

California School Library Association (CSLA) John Blanchard Memorial Scholarship
Annual. May 30.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
Annual. May 30.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Section LMT Scholarship
Annual. Late winter.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Section Paraprofessional Scholarship
Annual. February 15.

California State University (CSU) Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
Annual.

California State University (CSU) Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship
Annual.

California State University (CSU) William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement
Annual. Spring.

Chinese American Library Association (CALA) Scholarships
Annual.

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Paul Evan Peters Fellowship
Even Years.

College Scholarships Foundation Library and Information Science Scholarship
Annual. December.

Friends of Leisure World Library Scholarship
Annual. For 2013, opens October 14.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Annual.

Medical Library Association Scholarship
Annual. December 1.

Medical Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. December.

Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona Scholarships for Paraprofessionals and Students in Health Sciences Libraries
Annual. December 15.

Midwest Archives Conference Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. March 1.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) Scholarship Program
Annual. March 15.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA), Los Angeles Chapter, Elizabeth Martinez Scholarship
Annual.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) Orange County Chapter Scholarships
Annual.

New England Library Association (NELA) Scholarships
Annual. March 15.

North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Fritz Schwartz Serials Education Scholarship
Annual. February.

North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Marcia Tuttle International Award for Ph.D. Students
Annual. February.

Orange County Library Association Scholarship
Even Years. March 28.

Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarships
Annual. May.

Rita Torres / Bibliotecas Para La Gente Scholarship
Annual. November 15.

Dialog Roger K. Summit Scholarship
Annual. April.

Serra Multicultural Library Scholarship
Annual. May.

Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship
Annual. February.

SJSU Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship
Annual.

SJSU CASA Dean's SLIS Graduate Scholarship
Annual. February.

SJSU Graduate Equity Fellowship
Annual. Applications open in April; deadline is early June.

SJSU SLIS Somerton Educational Grants
Ongoing; no deadline.

Special Libraries Association (SLA) Environment & Resource Management Division Student Award
Annual. May.

Special Libraries Association (SLA) San Diego Chapter Scholarship
Annual. Details announced in late August.

Special Libraries Association (SLA) Science - Technology Division S. Kirk Cabeen Travel Stipend Award
Conference Travel. March.

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Scholarship
Annual. May.

Washington Library Association (WLA) Scholarship
Annual. December 30.

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