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Who should apply?
Any current or newly entering graduate library school student [M.L.S. or Ph.D.] may apply for its scholarships. Must provide proof of enrollment to an accredited library school. Full-time status is not a requirement.
$1,500 maximum. Number of scholarships and amount varies from year to year.
Open to students who qualify for graduate study in Library and Information Science who are Spanish-speakers or interested in serving Latinos or the Spanish-speaking. The scholarships are not restricted by age, sex, creed, national origin, or minority group/association membership.
Applicants must show evidence of commitment to a career in librarianship and the potential for high academic standing. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of and desire to serve the Spanish- speaking community. The recipients must display character and leadership, which are essential for success both as a student and as a professional.
**NOTE: Before scholarship funds are disbursed, recipient must be accepted to an accredited library school and provide proof of enrollment.
Applicants must submit the following:
Award recipients will be notified prior to the awarding of the scholarships. They will also be announced on the REFORMA Online Forum before the ALA Annual Conference in June. The REFORMA Scholarship MUST be used within the academic year following notification of the award, and the recipient must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited library school program. Students who have been awarded a scholarship but do not use it during the year for which it was awarded, must return the award and re-apply for the following year or later.
Please return the application and all correspondence via email by
March 15th, 2012 deadline to:
REFORMA Scholarship Committee
Salvador Avila | Enterprise Library
Subject: 2012 REFORMA Scholarship Application