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ALA LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship

  • Maximum Amount
    $3,000
  • Application Deadline
    March 01, 2020
  • Contact
    Scholarship Committee
    ALA, HR Development & Recruitment
    50 E. Huron St.
    Chicago, IL 60611-2795
    scholarships@ala.org
  • Website Address
    http://www.ala.org/lita/awards/larew
  • Scholarship Description
    The LITA/Christian (Chris) Larew Memorial Scholarship, begun in 1999, is awarded jointly on an annual basis by the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association, and Informata.com. The scholarship is designed to encourage the entry of qualified persons into the library and information technology field, who plan to follow a career in that field, and who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a vision in pursuit of library and information technology. This scholarship is for study in an ALA Accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) program.

    Candidates should illustrate their qualifications for this scholarship with a statement indicating the nature of their library experience, letters of reference, and a personal statement of the applicant's view of what he or she can bring to the profession, emphasizing experiences that indicate a potential for leadership and commitment to library technology. Candidates must not have earned more than 12 hours towards a Master of Library Science degree from an ALA Accredited MLS program. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal.

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