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MLA Scholarship

A scholarship for up to $5,000 will be granted to a student who is entering a Masters program at an ALA-accredited library school or who has yet to finish at least one half of the program's requirements in the year following the granting of the scholarship. Application, criteria, and submission details.

Scholarship Recipients

  • 2013: Laura Pavlech
  • 2012: Kevin Pardon
  • 2011: Karen Gutzman
  • 2010: Kathryn Elliott
  • 2009: Elaine Hicks
  • 2008: Lisa O'Keefe
  • 2007: Catherine Murch
  • 2006: Christine Greipp
  • 2005: Teresa Hammett
  • 2004: Amanda Biggins
  • 2003: Lori Gluckman Winterfeldt
  • 2002: Shelagh Genuis
  • 2001: Beverlee Warren
  • 2000: Laurie Blasingame
  • 1999: Cynthia Lynn Ammons
  • 1998: Heather B. Blunt
  • 1997: Joan Marie Kearns
  • 1996: Sally K. Fessler
  • 1995: Liane Lenski
  • 1994: Ronald Banks
  • 1993: Alicia Busch
  • 1992: Heidi Ann Heilemann
  • 1991: Joyce Condon
  • 1990: Reeta Sinha
  • 1989: Sara Louise Cook
  • 1988: Colleen Anne Marty
  • 1987: Douglas L. Varner

This award was temporarily discontinued after 1980. The scholarship was awarded once again after new guidelines were established similar to the Minority Scholarship in 1987/88.

  • 1980: Fred H. Shapiro
  • 1979: Paul J. Bredderman and Elaine Marie Russo
  • 1978: Patricia Petroni
  • 1977: Mary Ann DeMeo and Philip Wexler
  • 1976: Suzanne Sager
  • 1975: Janet S. Burwell and Kathleen Elaine Graham
  • 1974: Virginia Feagler
  • 1973: Susan B. Loesch and Elizabeth A. Guillaumin
  • 1972: Margaret Summers and Lawrence Klein
  • 1971: Mary Hayes and Helen Plachta
  • 1970: None Awarded
  • 1969: Deborah Bird, Diane Magidson, and Marialice Wilson
  • 1968: Linda Angold, Howertine Leona Farrell, and Hollace Ellen Henkel
  • 1967: Beatrice Kovars and Charles Snell
  • 1966: Ronald Jeffreys and Jay S. Richmond
  • 1965: Dorothy Eakin

 

Please contact MLA (312.419.9094 x15) for more information about any of MLA's grants, scholarships or fellowships.