Scholarships & Grants
NMLA Scholarships & Grants
The New Mexico Library Association will once again offer the Marion Dorroh, College Scholarship and Continuing Education Grant programs for 2015. Program descriptions and application procedures are described below. If you have questions, please contact Kevin Comerford, Education Committee chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marion Dorroh Memorial Scholarship
The Marion Dorroh Memorial Scholarship Fund is intended to promote the librarianship profession in the state of New Mexico. Scholarship awards are given to support studies toward advanced degrees in Library and Information Science at an ALA-accredited college or university. This scholarship is available to both full-time and part-time students alike.
The deadline for 2015 Marion Dorroh applications is May 1, 2015 – winners will be notified by early June 1, 2015.
College Scholarship Fund
The NMLA College Scholarship Fund supports New Mexico library workers who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in Library Technology or school library certification. It can also be used for graduate study toward a teacher-librarian endorsement.
The deadline for 2015 NMLA College Scholarship applications is May 1, 2015 – winners will be notified by early June 1, 2015.
Continuing Education Grants
The NMLA Continuing Education Grant program provides funds to New Mexico library workers to promote professional development, Continuing Education Grants may be used to attend workshops, conferences, and related activities. Awards of up to $200 are made on the basis of financial need.
Please apply in advance of the event for which you are seeking funds – No reimbursements for events already attended will be issued.
There is no deadline for Continuing Education Grant applications; however, funds available are limited and are distributed in the order that applications are received.
Please contact Kevin Comerford if you have any questions about applying for any of the NMLA scholarship or grant programs.