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August 31 2023
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Frank B. Sessa Scholarships for Continuing Professional Education of Beta Phi Mu Members


Sessa Scholarships are intended to support Beta Phi Mu members in pursuing continuing professional education in LIS, archival studies, or other approved information-related studies. Must use the funds for approved professional development within one year of receiving the award. Must send a brief report of the funded educational experience to Beta Phi Mu Headquarters within three months of its completion. Sessa Scholarships are awarded by lottery twice a year, in March and September. Lottery registration opens on January 1st of each year and remains in effect through the September drawing. Members may register at any time, but may only register once per year. Awardees must provide proof of registration for an approved professional development activity, along with proof of Beta Phi Mu membership, before funds are dispersed. Awardees may not re-apply for a Sessa Scholarship until five years after the year of their award.

Amount Details

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Beta Phi Mu

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