OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
Award and Frequency
- Qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American, or Hispanic).
- The recipient must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen.
- Candidates must not have earned more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA Accredited MLS program.
Must continue to attend an ALA-accredited program.
Application forms and instructions are available at ALA/Divisions Scholarship Program . All applications, references, and transcripts and other documents must be received no later than March 1st, for that year's scholarship.
American Library Association
50 E Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788
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Candidates should illustrate their qualifications for this scholarship with a statement indicating the nature of library experience, by letters of reference, and by the personal statement of the applicant's view of what he or she can bring to the profession, emphasizing experiences which indicate a potential for leadership and commitment to library automation. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal.
Committee sends a letter via email or by phone in the spring, usually around May.