Scholarships Awarded by Other Agencies

Many organizations offer scholarships for LIS education. Below are many that are available on a regular basis. Check with individual chapters of local or regional professional associations to find additional sponsors in your area of interest.

See also the Grants webpage for funding to attend professional conferences or to pursue student research.

Deadlines given are approximate and may change from year to year. Check each organization's website for current information.

 

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Education Scholarships
Annual. April 1.

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and Thomson West George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Annual. April 1.

American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Lucille M. Wert Scholarship
Annual. February 1.

American Indian Library Association (AILA) Virginia Matthews Memorial Scholarship
Annual. May 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Century Scholarship
Annual. March 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Black Caucus, Chicago Chapter Charlemae Hill Rollins Scholarship
Annual. December 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Black Caucus E. J. Josey Scholarship
Annual. December 15.

American Library Association (ALA) Scholarships
Annual. March 1.

American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship
Annual. March 1.

Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship
Annual. April.

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Scholarship Program
Annual. May 19

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce
Annual. May.

Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Julia C. Blixrud Memorial Scholarship
Annual. August.

Beta Phi Mu Scholarships
Annual. March 15.

California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) Eunice J. H. Parker Scholarship
Annual. May 31.

California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) Louise Jane Moses-Agnes Davis Memorial Scholarship
Annual. Deadline announced in October.

California Library Association (CLA) Begun Scholarship
Annual. June 1.

California Library Association (CLA) Edna Yelland Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. June 1.

California Library Association (CLA) Reference Service Press Fellowship
Annual. June 1.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Above and Beyond Scholarship
Annual. May 30.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
Annual. May 30.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Northern Region Jewel Gardiner Memorial Scholarship
Semiannual. Aug. 1 (Fall) and Nov. 1 (Spring).

California School Library Association (CSLA) Northern Region Paraprofessional Scholarship
Annual. Ongoing.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship
Annual. Late winter.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Region Paraprofessional Scholarship
Annual. February 15.

California State University (CSU) Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students
Annual.

California State University (CSU) Glenn and Dorothy Dumke Fellowship
Annual.

California State University (CSU) William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement
Annual. Spring.

Chinese American Library Association (CALA) Scholarships
Annual. Early March.

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Paul Evan Peters Fellowship
Biennial. Even Years.

Friends of Leisure World Library Scholarship
Annual. March.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Annual. March 30.

Medical Library Association Scholarship
Annual. December 1.

Medical Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. December 1.

Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona Scholarships for Paraprofessionals and Students in Health Sciences Libraries
Annual. December 15.

Midwest Archives Conference Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students
Annual. March 1.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) Scholarship Program
Annual. March 15.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA), Los Angeles Chapter Scholarships
Annual. March.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) Orange County Chapter Scholarships
Annual. May.

National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking (REFORMA) San Diego Chapter (L.I.B.R.O.S.) Scholarships
Annual. July.

North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Scholarships
Annual. Late February/early January.

Orange County Library Association Scholarship
Even Years. March 28.

Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarships
Annual. May/June.

Rita Torres / Bibliotecas Para La Gente Scholarship
Annual. MId-November.

Roger K. Summit Scholarship
Annual. March/April.

Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship
Annual. February.

SJSU Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship
Annual.

SJSU College of Applied Sciences and Arts (CASA) Dean's iSchool Graduate Scholarship
Annual. February.

SJSU Graduate Equity Fellowship
Annual. June

SJSU iSchool Somerton Educational Grants
Annual. Ongoing.

Special Libraries Association (SLA) San Diego Chapter Scholarship
Annual. Details announced in late August.

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Scholarship
Annual. May.

Washington Library Association (WLA) Maryan E. Reynolds Scholarship
Annual. August 15.

Washington Library Media Association Scholarships
Annual. May 15.

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