Funding: George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship, April 1

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship

Deadline: Applications due by April 1, 2020.

Established by AALL in partnership with Thomson Reuters, the endowed George A. Strait Minority Scholarship & Fellowship honors the memory of long-time AALL member and distinguished law librarian George A. Strait. The application process opens on January 6, 2020.

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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.

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Funding Opportunity: American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships, Dec 1

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Selected Professions Fellowships

Deadline: Applications due December 1

Selected Professions Fellowships are awarded to women who intend to pursue a full-time course of study at accredited U.S. institutions during the fellowship year in one of the designated degree programs where women’s participation traditionally has been low: architecture, computer science, information science, engineering, mathematics, & statistics. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Continue reading

Funding: Rare Book School Scholarships, Nov 1

Funding: Rare Book School Scholarships

Deadline: Applications due by November 1, 2019

If you’re considering attending courses by the Rare Book School and would like financial support, consider applying for one of their scholarships. They have 10 different scholarships but only 1 common application. If you submit a completed application by the November 1 deadline, you will be considered for all eligible awards. Continue reading

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: Scholarship Fridays

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SCHOLARSHIP FRIDAYS – a weekly series of information sessions about scholarship search and application tips.  Learn more about Mary Gates Scholarships on Jan. 12, Feb. 9 and Mar. 9.  “Getting Started with Scholarships” will be offered all other Fridays during Winter quarter.  Fridays, 1:30-2:20 PM in MGH 171.