The American Library Association (ALA) is currently accepting applications for its scholarships via one convenient online application. Find complete information on ALA’s scholarship opportunities, and the link to the online application, at http://www.ala.org/scholarships. Applicants are encouraged to review the ALA scholarship information pages thoroughly, and identify all scholarships for which they are eligible before beginning their online application. Applications are being accepted for scholarships for the Fall 2008 Semester, the deadline to apply is March 1, 2008. Scholarship winners will be notified in June 2008 and announced at the ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA.
ALA is committed to promoting and advancing the librarian profession. To demonstrate this commitment, the ALA and its units provide more than $300,000 annually for study in a master’s degree in library and information studies from an ALA accredited program, or for a master’s degree in school library media program that meets the ALA curriculum guidelines for a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredited unit.
See the ALA Office of Accreditation’s website for a list of ALA-Accredited programs:
See the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) website for the list of Nationally Recognized NCATE-AASL Reviewed & Approved School Library Media Education Programs:
For more information, contact Kimberly Sanders, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4279