Funding: 2020 Beta Phi Mu Scholarship Season Now Open, Mar 15

Funding: 2020 Beta Phi Mu Scholarship Season Now Open

Deadline: Applications due online by March 15, 2020

The Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Studies Honor Society (Beta Phi Mu) is pleased to announce the opening of the 2020 Scholarship Season. They have a wide range of scholarships for those beginning their library/information studies education, looking to conduct research outside of Canada and the United States, and those working on their PhD.

Applications are now being accepted for the following awards:

  • The Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship – $2,250 for a student beginning library/information studies in an ALA-accredited school or other approved
  • The Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service – $2,250 for a student beginning Library and Information Studies at an ALA-accredited school or an AASL-recognized school with the intention of pursuing a career in school library media
  • The Harold Lancour Foreign Research Fellowship – $1,750 for a professional librarian pursuing a robust LIS-related research project to be conducted in a country outside of Canada/USA
  • The Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships – $6000 for doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in Library and Information Science, Information Studies, Informatics, or a related field.

Applicants do not need to be members of Beta Phi Mu to apply for these awards. Links to applications are now available on the Beta Phi Mu website. All application materials must be submitted online by the March 15, 2020 deadline. Award announcement will be made at the Beta Phi Mu program at the ALA Annual Conference in June, 2020.

For more information:
Beta Phi Mu International Library and Information Studies Honor Society:
Beta Phi Mu Membership Scholarship Information:

Alison Lewis
Executive Director, Beta Phi Mu

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