# of Recipients:
March 6, 2022
To provide financial assistance for individuals pursuing a master’s or advanced degree in children’s librarianship.
Applicants must be U.S. or Canadian citizens pursuing a master or advanced degree in children’s librarianship; should be men and women who intend to pursue an MLS degree and who plan to work in children’s librarianship; should be serving children up to and including the age of 14 in any type of library; Each scholarship will be granted to four/two candidates whose educational and personal qualifications indicate fitness for professional preparation at the graduate level in the field of library work with children; Factors considered are academic excellence, leadership qualities and a desire to work with children in any type of library; A Personal Statement describing career interests and goals, and a commitment to library service to children must be included with the application.
Selection will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, leadership qualities and the desire to work with children in any type of library.