CALA Scholarships

The Chinese American Library Association (CALA) offers several scholarship opportunities which are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese American librarianship. They are open to full-time students of Chinese heritage who are currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's or doctoral program of library and information science at an institution of higher education in North America. You can apply for any of the following scholarships through a single online application:

  • The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science ($1000) is awarded annually to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.
  • The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science ($250) is awarded to a full-time student at an ALA-accredited library school in North America.

For more information, visit the “Awards” section of the CALA website.