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LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

  • Website Address
  • http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/oclc
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Clearinghouse
  • Address
  • ALA, HR Develpment & Recruitment
  • 50 East Huron Street
  • Chicago, IL 60611-2795
  • Email Address
  • scholarships@ala.org
  • Application Deadline
  • March 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $3,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The LITA/OCLC Minority Scholarship, established in 1991, is awarded jointly annually by the Online Computer Library Center and the Library and Information Technology Association, a division of the American Library Association.The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and automation field who plan to follow a career in that field; who demonstrate potential in and have a strong commitment to the use of automated systems in libraries; and who are qualified members of a principal minority group (American Indian or Alaskan native, Asian or Pacific Islander, African-American, or Hispanic). The recipient must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. This scholarship is for study in an ALA Accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) program.

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