AJL Scholarship


The Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL) awards an annual $1000 scholarship to a promising student with a history of participating in Judaic studies or libraries, accepted into or attending an accredited graduate school of library and information science. This scholarship is merit-based rather than needs-based. Prospective candidates should have knowledge of and interest in Jewish studies, and demonstrate the potential, ability, and intention of pursuing a career in Judaica librarianship.

AJL membership is not required for eligibility. Applicants must provide proof of acceptance or proof of current enrollment in an ALA-accredited library school in the United States or Canada; an accredited library school in the United Kingdom, Australia, or New Zealand; or the graduate library school programs at the David Yellin College and at Bar Ilan University. Applicants must also have documentation showing the completion of Jewish Studies courses at an academic level, extensive participation in less formal Jewish Studies, or experience working in Judaica libraries.

Read more about this scholarship at the AJL website.