This award is intended to provide recognition and monetary support for dissertation research employing exemplary research design and methods. It is restricted to research designs that have been approved by the doctoral candidate’s dissertation committee and that are about to be employed or are in the initial stage of use. Completed research is not eligible […]
by American Library Association
American Library Association
Recognizes outstanding dissertations in the general area of library history. Work must embody original research on a significant topic relating to the history of books, libraries, librarianship or information science. The biennial award is given in the odd numbered years. Entries are judged on: clear definition of the research questions and/or hypotheses use of appropriate […]
The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who are qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American, or Hispanic).
The Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship supports library staff members pursuing an ALA accredited Master’s Program.
The ALSC Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship supports those who pursue an MLS or advanced degree and who plan to work in the area of library service to children. This work may be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type library.
Given for the best unpublished manuscript on a topic in the area of libraries and information technology written by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited library and information studies graduate program. The article can be written on any aspect of libraries and information technology, including digital libraries, metadata, authorization and authentication, electronic journals […]
The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and information technology field, who plan to follow a career in that field, and who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a vision in pursuit of library and information technology. This scholarship is for study in an ALA Accredited Master of Library […]
The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate potential in and have a strong commitment to the use of automated systems in libraries; and who are qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian […]
The purpose of the 3M/NMRT Professional Development Grant is to encourage professional development and participation by new ALA members in national ALA and NMRT activities. Applicants must be personal ALA/NMRT members who are working within the territorial United States. Award considerations: (1) The applicant’s ability or initiative to attend future national conferences if finances are […]
This award provides a $5000 scholarship for students who are racial or ethnic minorities and enrolled at the beginning of a graduate program in Library and Information Sciences.