Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
253
Days
March 31 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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CLA Scholarship For BIPOC Students in Memory of Edna Yelland

Description

The CLA Scholarship for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Students in Memory of Edna Yelland encourages and supports students in the attainment of a graduate degree in library or information studies and encourages commitment to the improvement of library services to BIPOC communities. Applicants must be enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's of library and information science or information studies program and have completed one or more courses. Applications from students at institutions actively seeking accreditation are also welcome). They must intend to work in a California library upon graduation. Two professional references are required. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Hispanic, Latin American/Caribbean, African

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Official record of master's-level courses completed; List of all scholarships and financial aid; Education information; Work information; Volunteer experience information
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
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  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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Contact Lisa Barnhart
Programs Manager - Continuing Education in CA Public Libraries
lbarnhart@cla-net.org
Tel: 626-204-4071 Address 1055 E. Colorado Blvd.
5th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91106