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  • American Library Association Century Scholarship
    $2,500
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens with disabilities admitted to an ALA-accredited school studying for a master's or doctorate in library science. Students must provide medical documentation of their disability and services needed for their studies. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Associate Fellowship Program
    $54,972
    January 28
    Sponsor: National Library of Medicine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current U.S. or Canadian citizens and library science professionals or graduate students pursuing library science degrees. Students must have earned a master's degree in an ALA-accredited library or information science program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8600 Rockville Pike
    Building 38, Room 2N-05, MSC 3818
    Bethesda, MD 20894

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  • BSA Research Fellowship
    $3,000-$6,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Bibliographical Society of America

    Eligibility: Applicants must submit proposals for studying books as historical evidence or an examination of the history of book trades or publishing history.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1537
    Lenox Hill Station
    New York, NY 10021

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  • California School Library Association Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship
    $1,000
    October 15
    Sponsor: California School Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6444 E. Spring Street #247
    Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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  • Christopher Hoy/ERT Scholarship
    $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's program. Students must not have completed more than 12 semester hours. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and a commitment to a career in librarianship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • David H. Clift Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Students must be attending an ALA-accredited master's program and have completed no more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide a personal statement and three references along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education
    $1,500
    August 31
    Sponsor: Beta Phi Mu

    Eligibility: Applicants must be studying library science and have a current vita and include their chapter name and date of induction with their application. Additionally, a two page summary of what the applicant intends to use the funding for and a discussion of how it will enhance their professional skills is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
    P.O. Box 42139
    Philadelphia, PA 19101

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  • LITA / Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a master of library science degree from an ALA-accredited program and have completed less than 12 credit hours. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and a vision in pursuit of library and information technology. Applicants must provide their qualifications, personal statement and letters of reference along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
    $2,500
    March 1
    Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be qualified members of a principal minority group such as American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African American or Hispanic. Students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited master of library science program and have earned fewer than 12 credit hours. Students must submit references, personal statement and academic transcripts along with the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Mary V. Gaver Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Preference is given to those specializing in youth services. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • MLA Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Medical Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be either entering or less than half-way through an accredited graduate school program in a field relevant to library science and be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 West Wacker Drive
    Suite 650
    Chicago, IL 60606

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  • MLA Scholarship for Minority Students
    Up to $5,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Medical Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be member of an underrepresented group, such as Black/African-American, Latin, Asian, Aboriginal, North American Indian or Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Students must be entering or currently attending an ALA-accredited library school and be no more than halfway through the program. Applicants must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 West Wacker Drive
    Suite 650
    Chicago, IL 60606

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  • Ray C. Janeway Scholarship
    $2,000
    March 12
    Sponsor: Texas Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a Texas resident and a member of the Texas Library Association. Students must have at least a B average from the last two years of their baccalaureate (BA) studies. Applicants must have been accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program prior to submitting application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    355 Bee Cave Road
    Suite 401
    Austin, TX 78746

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  • Spectrum Scholarship
    $5,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship Fund
    $5,000
    March 30
    Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students, demonstrate an interest in using reading to inspire underserved children to attend college and major in library science, English literature or other related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have parents who are permanent residents of the San Francisco Bay area if they're an undergraduate degree seeker or be a permanent resident of the San Francisco Bay area if they're a graduate degree seeker. Students must submit a personal essay using 1,000 words, demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    121 Steuart Street
    San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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  • Tony B. Leisner Scholarship
    $3,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: American Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    50 East Huron Street
    Chicago, IL 60611

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