Non-departmental Scholarship Information

Mississippi Library Association Scholarships

American Library Association Scholarship Program

Central Mississippi Library Council Scholarship

Beta Phi Mu- Beta Psi Chapter Scholarship


Beta Phi Mu Scholarships 

  • The Sarah Rebecca Reed scholarship provides $2,250 to a beginning LIS student
  • The Blanche E. Woolls School Media scholarship provides $2,250 to a beginning LIS student with a concentration in school library media

Apply for the Beta Phi Mu Scholarships

Southern Chapter/Medical Library Association

Library & Information Science (LIS) Student Award

Two-year free student membership form


North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG)


Fritz Schwartz Serials Education Scholarship
A $3,000 scholarship and conference travel grant for a graduate student demonstrating excellence in scholarship and the potential for accomplishments in an information resource management career.

John Riddick Student Grant
Grants for qualifying students to attend the NASIG annual conference, covering cost of registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.

Paraprofessional Specialist Award
Awards for promising paraprofessionals, covering cost of conference registration, three nights lodging, and travel within North America.


Office of Information and Communications - GrantSource Library


Library Land Index

A large list of library scholarships, grants, etc.


Library of Congress- Working at the Library

Internship, fellowship, and volunteer program opportunities at Library of Congress.

A Library job search and list of scholarships (Some minority scholarships mentioned.)


College Scholarships

Submit essay on site for a chance for a scholarship.


Financial Aid, Scholarships, Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards

Library Studies, Museums and History Scholarships, etc.


LITTORAL 2010 Scholarship program for writers, teachers, librarians

An opportunity to have your written work in print, plus a scholarship.


E.J. Josey Scholarship Award

Open to African American MLIS graduate students. Prize is $2,000 for best essay. Topic involves bridging the digital divide in your library service area. Deadline is May 1 of each year.