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May 31 2021
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Ann Gibson Scholarship


This scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Ann Gibson, a dynamic and dedicated librarian, storyteller, and teacher, in recognition of her many contributions to the field of youth service librarianship. Requirements: (1) Applicant must be a full-time or part-time graduate library student seeking to further their education in services to young people and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours towards the MLS; (2) Applicant must be a regular or student member of NYLA/YSS at the time of submitting the application; (3) Applicant must be directing their course of study towards youth services; (4) Applicant must NOT be an officer or employee, or relative of an officer or employee, of the New York Library Association, New York Library Association Council, or the Executive Board of the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association; (5) Applicant must not have completed their course work prior to December of the year of the award; (6) Applicant must be a resident of (or employed in) New York State at the time of the award.For more info, visit the program's website (

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New York
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences

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Scholarship Committee
Tel: 315-635-5631