The ALA David H. Clift Scholarship is an annual scholarship consisting of $3,000 to a U.S./Canadian citizen or permanent resident who is pursuing an MLS in an ALA-accredited program. The scholarship is named for a former director of the American Library Association. Recipients will be contacted by phone after June 1st. All other applicants will be notified by e-mail after July 1st.
Applicants for the ALA David H. Clift Scholarship must: Be a U.S. or Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident; Attend an ALA-accredited Master's Program; Have no more than 12 semester hours towards MLS/MLIS/MIS prior to June 1 of year the scholarship is awarded. Applicant must submit a Personal Statement and complete the online ALA application. Three references are required with the application. Must supply official academic transcripts from the institution(s) where you earned your bachelor's degree.