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Avg. Amount Awarded
101
Days
March 13 2024
Application Deadline
N/A
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Beard Scholarship

Description

The Beard Scholarship of the Georgia Library Association aims to provide financial assistance toward completing a degree in library science for candidates who show strong potential to inspire and motivate their peers in the profession and in professional associations. The recipient must be completing the senior year in an accredited college or university or be a graduate of such an institution; and be accepted or enrolled at a library school accredited by the American Library Association. Students who have already begun their programs are eligible to apply. Students must be ready to begin the program of study no later than the fall term of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. They must indicate an intention to complete degree requirements within three years. Students must maintain a passing grade average throughout the program and submit grade reports to the committee chair at the end of each term. For the Beard Scholarship, working in library-related capacity can include, but is not limited to, serving in a leadership capacity (as a Secretary, Vice Chair, or Chair) within the Georgia Library Association is required. Two letters of reference are required. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences

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For more info, please visit our site
Contact scholarship@georgialibraryassociation.org
Tel: 912-376-9155 Address 1502 W Broadway, Suite 102
Madison, WI 53713