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American Library Association Century Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens with disabilities admitted to an ALA-accredited school studying for a master's or doctorate in library science. Students must provide medical documentation of their disability and services needed for their studies. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

Associate Fellowship Program
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine
8600 Rockville Pike
Building 38, Room 2N-05, MSC 3818
Bethesda, MD 20894
Eligibility: Applicants must be current U.S. or Canadian citizens and library science professionals or graduate students pursuing library science degrees. Students must have earned a master's degree in an ALA-accredited library or information science program.

Amount: $54,972
Deadline: September 11
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/training/associate/proginfo.html

BSA Research Fellowship
Sponsor: Bibliographical Society of America
P.O. Box 1537
Lenox Hill Station
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility: Applicants must submit proposals for studying books as historical evidence or an examination of the history of book trades or publishing history.

Amount: $3,000-$6,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.bibsocamer.org

California School Library Association Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
6444 E. Spring Street #247
Long Beach, CA 90815-1553
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.csla.net

Christopher Hoy/ERT Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's program. Students must not have completed more than 12 semester hours. Applicants must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and a commitment to a career in librarianship.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

David H. Clift Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Students must be attending an ALA-accredited master's program and have completed no more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide a personal statement and three references along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program
Sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
1275 K Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and be a citizen, national or permanent resident of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan. Students must also be able to obtain and retain a U.S. J-1 visa. Applicants must be in one of the following fields of study: business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism/mass communication, law, library/information science, public administration, public health or public policy.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply:
Website: http://www.irex.org

Frank B. Sessa Scholarship for Continuing Education
Sponsor: Beta Phi Mu
Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
P.O. Box 42139
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Eligibility: Applicants must be studying library science and have a current vita and include their chapter name and date of induction with their application. Additionally, a two page summary of what the applicant intends to use the funding for and a discussion of how it will enhance their professional skills is required.

Amount: 1500
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.betaphimu.org/scholarships.html

Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study
Sponsor: Beta Phi Mu
Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
P.O. Box 42139
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Eligibility: Applicants must have a current vita and include a one- to two-page summary of the research they plan to complete and how they intend to utilize what they learn while abroad. Applicants are also asked to include a description of any foreign languages they can speak and previous travel experiences they have had.

Amount: $1,750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.betaphimu.org/scholarships.html

LITA / Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a master of library science degree from an ALA-accredited program and have completed less than 12 credit hours. Students must demonstrate academic achievement, leadership and a vision in pursuit of library and information technology. Applicants must provide their qualifications, personal statement and letters of reference along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/lssi

LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be qualified members of a principal minority group such as American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African American or Hispanic. Students must be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited master of library science program and have earned fewer than 12 credit hours. Students must submit references, personal statement and academic transcripts along with the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/lssi

LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology
Sponsor: Library and Information Technology Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens and qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American or Hispanic) who are enrolled in an accredited master of library science program. Students must demonstrate a commitment to automated system usage in libraries and provide a statement of their library experience and anticipated contribution to the field. Applicants must not have earned more than 12 credit hours towards their degree.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/lssi

Mary V. Gaver Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Preference is given to those specializing in youth services. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

Miriam L. Hornback Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

MLA Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility: Applicants must be either entering or less than half-way through an accredited graduate school program in a field relevant to library science and be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mlanet.org

MLA Scholarship for Minority Students
Sponsor: Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility: Applicants must be African-American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American or Pacific Islander and entering or currently attending an ALA-accredited library school and be no more than halfway through the program. Applicants must also be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or Canada.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mlanet.org

Ray C. Janeway Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Library Association
355 Bee Cave Road
Suite 401
Austin, TX 78746
Eligibility: Applicants must be a Texas resident and a member of the Texas Library Association. Students must have at least a B average from the last two years of their baccalaureate (BA) studies. Applicants must have been accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program prior to submitting application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.txla.org

Sarah Rebecca Reed Scholarship
Sponsor: Beta Phi Mu
Beta Phi Mu Headquarters
P.O. Box 42139
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing graduate level studies in library of information at an ALA accredited school. Beta Phi Mu exists to recognize and encourage scholastic achievement among library and information studies students.

Amount: $2,250
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.betaphimu.org/scholarships.html

Spectrum Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada who are attending an ALA-accredited graduate program in library sciences or an AASL-recognized school library media program. Students must identify as American Indian, Alaska Native, Asian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. Applicants must maintain a minimum course load of two classes per semester.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students, demonstrate an interest in using reading to inspire underserved children to attend college and major in library science, English literature or other related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have parents who are permanent residents of the San Francisco Bay area if they're an undergraduate degree seeker or be a permanent resident of the San Francisco Bay area if they're a graduate degree seeker. Students must submit a personal essay using 1,000 words, demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: March 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jewishfed.org

Tom and Roberta Drewes Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships

Tony B. Leisner Scholarship
Sponsor: American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently working in a library. Students must be pursuing a master's degree in an ALA-accredited program and have not earned more than 12 credit hours. Applicants must provide personal statement along with their application.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/educationcareers/scholarships/allscholarships