Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
138
Days
April 15 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Personal statement, Proof of acceptance or enrollment in an ALA/AASL accredited graduate program
  • Checkmark Application Form
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Nebraska Library Association Louise A. Nixon Scholarship

Description

One award per person is given. Scholarship applicants must deserve the award. Scholarships will not be awarded automatically if only one person applies. Scholarships will be paid by the Lincoln Community Foundation directly to the educational institution. Accepted to either (a) an ALA-accredited graduate school of library/information science, or (b) a school library/library media graduate program/endorsement accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) that also meets ALA/AASL curriculum guidelines. Must be (a) a resident of Nebraska or an employee of a Nebraska library for at least one year, AND (b) a member of NLA or NSLA at the time of application. NSLA student membership is $15/year and NLA student membership is $20/year; head to scholarship site for the details. Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate the best potential for employment in Nebraska libraries after graduation. Previous recipients of the Louise A. Nixon Scholarship are not eligible to reapply.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Nebraska
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Nebraska Library Association

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Personal statement, Proof of acceptance or enrollment in an ALA/AASL accredited graduate program
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Resume
For more info, please visit our site
Contact Lisa Mount
Scholarship & Awards Committee Chair
nlascholarships@nebraskalibraries.org
Address P.O. Box 21756
Lincoln, NE 68542