ATLA Diversity Scholarship

  The ATLA Diversity Scholarship We are looking for applicants with an open willingness to explore the possibility of a vocation in information science and religious studies and/or theology. ATLA will provide one scholarship for $4,000 to a student from an underrepresented population enrolled in an ALAaccredited master’s program in …

Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence Application Deadline Extended to April 26

The application deadline has been extended to Thursday, April 26, 2018, for the 2018–2019 Fellowship for Digital and Inclusive Excellence, an Association of Research Libraries (ARL) program designed to introduce undergraduate students from historically underrepresented ethnic and racial groups to the library and information science discipline. The program offers a …

ABOS awards

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 …

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 …

Conable Conference Scholarship

Conable Conference Scholarship Offered through the Freedom to Read Foundation Would you like to become an intellectual Freedom Advocate? Applications are now open for the 2018 Gordon M. Conable Conference Scholarship, sponsored by FTRF. The scholarship provides funding for an LIS student or recent graduate to attend the ALA’s Annual …

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. …