ALA Black Caucus E. J. Josey Scholarship


The ALA’s Black Caucus awards two unrestricted grants of $2,000 to African American students enrolled in or accepted by MLIS programs accredited by ALA. Students must be also be citizens of the United States or Canada. Applicants submit essays on a topic determined annually by the sponsoring organization. Students must submit an essay that addresses a specific topic (updated yearly) with the winning essay announced at the Midwinter Meeting of ALA. Essays must follow specific formatting guidelines and will be judged on good argument development, critical analysis, clear language, conciseness, and creativity.

For more information, see the E. J. Josey Scholarship Award webpages.