Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
336
Days
March 15 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Letter of acceptance; Proof of current FLA membership
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
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Florida Library Association Minority Scholarship

Description

The Florida Library Association is offering the Minority Scholarship for MLS graduate students. To qualify for a Minority Scholarship, the candidate must belong to one of the following racial or ethnic groups: Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern/North African, or American Indian/Alaska Native. Applicants must have a current active membership in the Florida Library Association (FLA). They must include verification of membership as part of the application packet. For proof of membership, please contact Janel Habeger. Applicants must have some work or volunteer experience in a Florida library and have received admittance to the FSU or USF. Three letters of recommendation and two essays are required. Please visit the scholarship's website for more information.

Amount Details

$1,000
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 Florida
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Florida
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: African, Hispanic, Latin American/Caribbean

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Letter of acceptance; Proof of current FLA membership
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact Natasha Williams
FLA Scholarships Subcommittee Chair
natasha.williams@ucf.edu
Tel: 850-270-9205
Fax: 850-270-9405 Address 545 E. Tennessee St.
Suite 100-D
Tallahassee, FL 32308