LITA Scholarship in Library and Information Technology (HISTORICAL)

About the LITA Scholarship in Library and Information Technology (historical) The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library automation field who plan to follow a career in that field and who demonstrate potential leadership in, and a strong commitment to the use of automated systems in libraries.

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Award and Frequency

The LITA Scholarship is awarded on an annual basis currently in the amount of $2,500.00, by the Library and Information Technology Association of the American Library Association.

This award is not currently being given out.


This scholarship is for study in an ALA Accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) program.

Application Instructions

Candidates should illustrate their qualifications for this scholarship with a statement indicating the nature of their library experience, letters of reference, and a personal statement of the applicant's view of what he or she can bring to the profession, emphasizing experiences that indicate a potential for leadership and commitment to library automation.

Contact Information

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Selection Criteria

Candidates must not have earned more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA Accredited MLS program. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal.