Upcoming scholarship deadlines

IMLS LogoApplications for the first 2012 wave of Institute of Museum and Library Services 21st Century Scholarships is soon coming to a close, with a deadline of March 1, 2012. The second wave will open up after March 1 and the Nebraska Library Commission will once again accept applications at the levels of Master of Arts or Science Degree in Library and Information Science (MLS/MLIS), Master of Arts or Science Degree in Education (MEd) with a School Library Media endorsement, and Graduate-level School Library Media Endorsement–in addition to the levels of Library and Information Services (LIS, formerly LTA) Professional Certificate, Associate of Arts or Science Degree in Library and Information Services (LIS, formerly LTA), and Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree with a major in Library and Information Science or Library Media. In other scholarship news of interest to Nebraska library science students:
  • The Nebraska Educational Media Association’s Karla Wendelin Continuing Education Scholarship for School Librarianship application is due March 15, 2012. NEMA members are eligible to apply. The applicant must show current registration status in school library media/youth services courses in a Nebraska Institution of Higher Education OR current registration status in school library media/youth services workshop/conference. Additional NEMA scholarships offered are available for review at http://www.schoollibrariesrock.org/scholarships.html.
  • The Nebraska Library Association is accepting applications for the Louise A. Nixon and Duane Munson scholarships, due April 15, 2012. Applicants who have been a member of NLA for at least one year are eligible to apply. Details about applicant requirements and scholarship conditions are available on the NLA website.
The Nebraska Library Commission’s Now Hiring @ your library© website provides a list of various scholarships available to students pursuing credentials in library science. Details are available at http://nlc1.nlc.state.ne.us/nowhiring/Scholarships.asp#Other_Scholarships.
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