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. 

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

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

American Indian Library Association (AILA) Virginia Mathews Memorial Scholarship

Annual. 

American Library Association (ALA) Century Scholarship

Annual.

American Library Association (ALA) Black Caucus, Chicago Chapter Charlemae Hill Rollins Scholarship

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

American Library Association (ALA) Scholarships

Annual. 

American Library Association (ALA) Spectrum Scholarship

Annual. 

Association of Jewish Libraries Scholarship

Annual. 

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Scholarship Program

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

Beta Phi Mu Scholarships

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

California Librarians Black Caucus (CLBC) Louise Jane Moses-Agnes Davis Memorial Scholarship

Annual. 

California Library Association (CLA) Begun Scholarship

Annual. 

California Library Association (CLA) Edna Yelland Scholarship for Minority Students

Annual. 

California Library Association (CLA) Reference Service Press Fellowship

Annual. 

California School Library Association (CSLA) Above and Beyond Scholarship

Annual. 

California School Library Association (CSLA) Leadership for Diversity Scholarship

Annual.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Northern Region Jewel Gardiner Memorial Scholarship

Semiannual. 

California School Library Association (CSLA) Northern Region Paraprofessional Scholarship

Annual. 

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship

Annual.

California School Library Association (CSLA) Southern Region Paraprofessional Scholarship

Annual.

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. 

Chinese American Library Association (CALA) Scholarships

Annual. 

Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Paul Evan Peters Fellowship

Biennial. 

Data Science Scholarship Guide

Updated annually

Friends of Leisure World Library Scholarship

Annual. 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Annual.

Islamic Scholarship Fund

Annual. 

Medical Library Association Scholarship

Annual. 

Medical Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

Midwest Archives Conference Archie Motley Memorial Scholarship for Minority Students

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

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

Annual. 

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. 

North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) Scholarships

Annual.

Orange County Library Association Scholarship

Even Years. 

Potomac Technical Processing Librarians (PTPL) Scholarships

Annual. 

Rita Torres / Bibliotecas Para La Gente Scholarship

Annual. 

Roger K. Summit Scholarship

Annual. 

Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) Scholarship

Annual. 

SJSU Alumni Association Dean's Scholarship

Annual.

SJSU College of Health and Human Sciences (CHaHS) Dean's iSchool Graduate Scholarship

Annual. 

SJSU Graduate Equity Fellowship

Annual. 

SJSU iSchool Somerton Educational Grants

Annual. 

Special Libraries Association (SLA) San Diego Chapter Scholarship

Annual. 

Statewide California Electronic Library Consortium (SCELC) Scholarship

Annual. 

Virginia Library Association (VLA) Scholarship

Annual.

Washington Library Association (WLA) Maryan E. Reynolds Scholarship

Annual. 

Washington Library Media Association Scholarships

Annual. 

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