Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Apply for the Larew Memorial Scholarship

The Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship provides tuition help for library school students who want to follow a career in the library and information technology field and who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a vision in this area. It provides $3,000 for studying in an ALA Accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) program.

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 technology. Candidates must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA Accredited MLS program.

The Larew Memorial Scholarship Committee reviews the applications and selects the scholarship winner.

A link to the application form and instructions for filling it out are available on the ALA/Divisions Scholarship Program page. All applications, references, transcripts, and other documents must be received no later than March 1st, for that year's scholarship.

View information and the roster for the Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship Committee.

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