Spectrum Scholarship Program

If you are considering a degree in library and information science, or if you know a student, library worker, or college graduate from an underrepresented group who might help shape the future of library services, the time is now to learn more about the American Library Association's Spectrum Scholarships.

Established in 1997, the Spectrum Scholarship Program is ALA's national diversity and recruitment effort designed to address the specific issue of under-representation of critically needed ethnic librarians within the profession while serving as a model for ways to bring attention to larger diversity issues in the future.

Mission
Improving service at the local level through the development of a representative workforce that reflects the communities served by all libraries in the new millennium.

Method
Scholarships, fund-raising, recruitment, mentoring, leadership and professional development. 

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