Historic Scholarships


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Diana V. Braddom FRFDS Scholarship (historical)

To offer librarians and/or staff members from all types of libraries an opportunity to learn new fundraising skills enabling them to increase funding to their libraries from public, private and corporate sources.
General ALA

Grolier-Americana Scholarship Award (historical)

The scholarships are given for professional education of school librarians, one school to be chosen annually by the AASL for its undergraduate program, and one for its graduate program in school librarianship. The schools will vary from year to year and the

General ALA

Grow Your Own @ Your Library Institutional Scholarship (historical)

This program was developed by the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) to assist public library staff members who are working toward securing a library degree by awarding funds to the employing public library

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General ALA

Cicely Phippen Marks Scholarship (historical)

An annual scholarship consisting of $1,500 to a U.S./Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is pursuing an MLS specializing in federal librarianship in an ALA-accredited program.
Specialty or Practice Area

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.
Underrepresented Groups