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California School Library Association, and California Library Association (http://www.cla-net.org), as well as CSULB and other professional associations offer scholarships and grants.

CSLA's scholarships are as follows:

  • Leadership for Diversity Scholarship, supporting a member from a traditionally underrepresented group complete a teacher librarian credential program (note that a CSULB white male won one year....)

  • Northern and Southern Section Scholarships for completing both teacher librarian credential and library technician educational programs

All State awards and scholarships will presented at CSLA's Conference, so do start planning now, as most require letters of recommendation and other documentation. Northern and Southern Section set their own deadlines for scholarships, so please check these on the website: http://www.csla.net


Association of Jewish Libraries: http://www.jewishlibraries.org/main/AboutAJL/AwardsGrants/StudentScholarship.aspx

The College of Education awards  close to 150 scholarships to deserving students each year. Please visit  the Scholarships page (http://www.ced.csulb.edu/scholarships) to learn more about  scholarship eligibility and to apply for a scholarship. Applications are  due by early February each year.

Other library groups also sponsor scholarships, which are announced to current students.

last updated — Dec 3, 2014