AILA Virginia Matthews Memorial Scholarship

The purpose of the American Indian Library Association (AILA) Virginia Mathews Memorial Scholarship shall be to provide tuition to an American Indian individual who lives and works in the American Indian community, and who is enrolled, or has been accepted and will enroll, in a master’s degree program at a university with a library and/or information sciences program accredited by the American Library Association. AILA will offer at least $1000 in library school scholarships annually. In 2015, AILA offered one $4000 scholarship.

Preference will be given to applicants who are employed in a tribal library or who are currently employed in a library serving American Indian populations.

For more information, please visit the AILA Library Scholarship webpage.