Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Funding: Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund, Sept 1

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by September 1

A Scholarship for Children’s Librarians

The Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund was established in 1926 as a tribute to one of the great pioneers in American Librarianship in special recognition of her creative work for children throughout the country.

The Fund originated by the Hartford Librarian’s Club as a personal gift to Miss Hewins on the occasion of her fiftieth anniversary as Librarian of the Hartford Public Library. When Miss Hewins chose to use this gift as a basis for a scholarship award, generous contributions were received from family and friends and professional associates throughout Connecticut and the United States, thus assuring to the Scholarship a national character in keeping with the memory of the Librarian it honors. Continue reading

Funding: Washington Library Association 2019-2020 Scholarships, Aug 1

Funding: Washington Library Association 2019-2020 Scholarships

Deadline: Applications close August 1, 2019

The application window for the Washington Library Association (WLA) 2019-2020 scholarships is now open. There are five memorial scholarships, created and funded by families and friends in memory of their loved ones to honor each person’s service to libraries. Winners will be announced on September 4 in the WLA Wednesday Newsletter. Continue reading

Conference Funding: ASIS&T SIG-HFIS Student Travel Award, June 15

Association for Information Science and Technology (asis&t) SIG-HFIS Student Travel Award

Deadline: Applications due June 15

The purpose of the award is to assist a student in a Master’s or doctoral program in attending the ASIS&T Annual Meeting by defraying travel expenses. The award shall consist of a check for $500 given to a single applicant. The SIG-HFIS Student Travel Award is sponsored by SIG HFIS. It is administered by a SIG-HFIS Award Jury, which is comprised of the officers of SIG HFIS. Continue reading

Funding: ABOS Bernard Vavrek Scholarship, July 31

Funding: ABOS Bernard Vavrek Scholarship

Deadline: Applications due July 31, 2019 at 6 p.m. ET.

The Association of Bookmobile & Outreach Services (ABOS), an affiliate of the American Library Association, offers annual awards that recognize outstanding service, support for conference attendance, and the education of a student currently enrolled in a Library Science degree program. In particular, The Bernard Vavrek Scholarship provides $1000 to a library school student interested in outreach and bookmobile services. Continue reading

Funding: Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, Mar 31

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Deadline: Grant Proposals due by March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, they are excited to continue the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields. Continue reading

Scholarship: Friends of the Libraries, Kona, Apr 30

Friends of the Libraries, Kona (F.O.L.K.) 2019 M.L.I.S. Scholarship Available

Deadline: Complete applications with all required materials are due by April 30, 2019

Friends of the Libraries, Kona is offering up to $6,000 in scholarships to students pursuing a Masters in Library and Information Sciences at the University of Hawai`i, or any online American Library Association accredited master’s degree program. Continue reading