Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship (HISTORICAL)

About the Spectrum Doctoral Fellowship (hisotical)
An IMLS funded project in 2007, 2008, and 2013 designed to increase racial and ethnic diversity among our profession’s next generation of LIS leaders.

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Award and Frequency

This Fellowship provided full tuition and annual stipends of $20,000 to Fellows for the first two years of study.
This award is not currently being given out.


Applicants must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander.

Applicant Responsibility

Applicants must have been accepted into a PhD program in library science at any of the ten participating schools:
University of Pittsburgh
University of Arizona
University of California at Los Angeles
University of Michigan
Rutgers University
Simmons College
Syracuse University
University of Tennessee at Knoxville
University of Texas at Austin
University of Wisconsin at Madison

Application Instructions

This scholarship is not currently available.

Contact Information

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