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AALL Educational Scholarships
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60604
Eligibility: There are five levels of awards: 1. Library Degree for Law School Graduates, awarded to a law school graduate with law library experience pursuing a degree at an accredited library school. 2. Library School Graduates Attending Law School, awarded to a library school graduate pursuing a degree at an accredited law school who has law library experience and no more than 36 semester credit hours left before obtaining the law degree. 3. Library Degree for Non-Law School Graduates, awarded to a college graduate with law library experience who is seeking a degree involving law librarianship courses at an accredited library school. 4. Library School Graduates Seeking A Non-Law Degree, awarded to library school graduates who are seeking degrees in fields other than law. 5. Law Librarians in Continuing Education Courses, awarded to law librarians with a degree from an accredited library or law school who are continuing their education.

Preference is given to AALL members, but a non-member can apply. All applicants must intend to have careers as law librarians. There must be financial need for awards 1-4.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: http://www.aallnet.org

Above and Beyond Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150
Folsom, CA 95630
Eligibility: Applicants must be professional members of the California School Library Association and California residents intending to continue working in California in the school library profession after completing their additional education. Students must submit a 500-word essay describing their professional goals and how an advanced degree or certification applies to those goals and three letters of recommendation.

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

Begun Scholarship
Sponsor: California Library Association
4030 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834
Eligibility: Applicants must be California graduate students attending an American Library Association accredited school and have completed core coursework toward a master's of library and science or information studies degree. Recipients must also plan to become a children's or young adult librarian in a California public library and to join the California Library Association if not already a member.

Amount: $3,000
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cla-net.org

Bound to Stay Bound Books Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Library Service to Children
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must intend to pursue an MLS or advanced degree, plan to work in children's librarianship and be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Selection is based on academic excellence, leadership and a desire to work with children in any type of library.

Amount: $7,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/alsc

CLA Scholarship for Minority Students in Memory of Edna Yelland
Sponsor: California Library Association
4030 Lennane Drive
Sacramento, CA 95834
Eligibility: Applicants must be California residents, be American Indian, African American, Mexican American, Latino, Asian American, Pacific Islander or Filipino and be accepted into or enrolled in an American Library Association accredited state library school. The award is based on financial need, and an interview is required.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: June 2
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cla-net.org

Frederic G. Melcher Scholarship
Sponsor: Association for Library Service to Children
50 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Eligibility: Applicants must intend to pursue an MLS degree, plan to work in children's librarianship and be U.S. or Canadian citizens. Selection is based on academic excellence, leadership and desire to work with children in any type of library.

Amount: $6,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ala.org/alsc

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60604
Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of a minority group as defined by U.S. government rules, degree candidates in an accredited library or law school, and intend to pursue a career as law librarians. Law library experience is preferred. Applicants must also have financial need and have at least one quarter or semester left after the scholarship is given.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: http://www.aallnet.org

John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Sponsor: American Association of Law Libraries
105 W. Adams
Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60604
Eligibility: Applicants who apply for any of the AALL Educational Scholarships become automatically eligible to receive this award. No separate application is necessary. Applicants must intend to have careers as law librarians. Preference is given to AALL members, but a non-member may apply.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Unknown
How to apply: Applications are available online, by mail with a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by fax, by phone or by email.
Website: http://www.aallnet.org

Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
950 Glenn Drive, Suite 150
Folsom, CA 95630
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a traditionally underrepresented group attending or planning to attend an accredited library media teacher credential program and plan to work in California for three years after completing the program. Applicants must provide a 250-word statement about their qualifications, career goals, financial situation and commitment to supporting multicultural students and two letters of reference.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.csla.net

Library Media Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association Paraprofessional Scholarship
1001 26th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
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 three letters of recommendation.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.csla.net

MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship
Sponsor: Medical Library Association
65 East Wacker Place
Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246
Eligibility: Applicants must be American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander students attending accredited library schools who are studying fields relevant to library science and who plan to enter the health sciences information field.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mlanet.org

Paraprofessional Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association Paraprofessional Scholarship
1001 26th Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Eligibility: Applicants must be classified library media workers currently enrolled in a two-year paraprofessional program to become a certified library technician. Students must be Southern California residents planning to work in California as library media technicians after completing the program and be members of the California School Library Association. Three letters of recommendation are required.

Amount: Up to $500
Deadline: September 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.csla.net