FTRF Opens Applications for the 2018 Judith F. Krug Banned Books Week Grants

Free people read freely! Would you like to create an exciting program, host a community conversation, or create an eye-catching display celebrating the freedom to read? Applications are open for libraries and organizations to receive a grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) to host a program during Banned …

PLEN Woman in Global Policy Seminar

Women in Global Policy Seminar: May 14-18, 2018 in Washington D.C. The Abigail Quigley McCarthy Center for Women offers annual scholarships, up to $1,200.00*, for St. Catherine undergraduate (associate and baccalaureate) students to participate in the Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) Women in Global Policy Seminar, Washington, D.C., May 14‐18, 2018. …

Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the 2018–2020 cohort of the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries and archives. …

Association of Jewish Libraries Student Scholarships and Subvention

The Association of Jewish Libraries is pleased to announce three separate student awards for 2018: 1) An academic scholarship of $1000 to a student enrolled or accepted in a graduate school of library and information science. Additionally, free full conference registration is included and encouraged. 2) An academic scholarship of …

2018 i3 Summer Research Program for Underrepresented Students

What is i3? The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is an undergraduate research and leadership development program that prepares students from underrepresented populations for graduate study and careers in the information sciences. Only 25 students from across the country are selected each year to become i3 Scholars. Those students undertake a …

Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II

  The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)/Society of American Archivists (SAA) Mosaic Program II is now accepting applications for the 2018–2019 cohort. The program promotes diversification of the archives and special collections professional workforce by supporting master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who …

2018–2019 Leadership and Career Development Program

ARL is seeking nominations and applications for the 2018–2019 Leadership & Career Development Program (LCDP). The LCDP is a yearlong program to prepare mid-career librarians from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to take on leadership roles in their careers and in the profession at large. The ARL LCDP addresses …

ALA Scholarships

The American Library Association (ALA) is committed to promoting and advancing the librarian profession. To demonstrate this commitment, the ALA and its units provide more than $300,000 annually for study in a master’s degree in library and information studies from an ALA accredited program, or for a master’s degree with …