FOR FALL TERMS, THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IS MARCH 1

FOR SPRING TERMS, THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS IS OCTOBER 1


The information below is provided to assist you in locating opportunities for funds to support graduate study. Additional information is available from the UA Graduate School Financial Assistance Handbook.

SLIS is pleased to be able to offer departmental scholarships for fall, spring, and summer terms, and assistantships for fall and spring terms. The application process for scholarships and/or assistantships requires that you complete this WEB-BASED APPLICATION FORM to be considered for all of the funds below, as appropriate. Please read the application instructions and follow them carefully.

  • Martha Jule Blackshear Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS who is planning a career in public or school librarianship and providing evidence of this commitment through prior work experience.
  • Marie Drolet Bristol Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to one or more SLIS students, based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Corr Scholarship: Awarded to students currently enrolled in SLIS and pursuing specializations in school or youth services. Awarded on Honors Day.
  • Barbara Doughty Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential.
  • Mary Elizabeth Webster Edwards Scholarship: Awarded annually to students in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and need.
  • Bethel Fite Endowed Scholarships for Part-Time Students in SLIS: Awarded on Honors Day to a part-time student pursuing an M.L.I.S. degree.
  • Cherie D. Feenker Law Librarianship Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student planning a career in law libraries.
  • Pauline M. Foster Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student from Alabama specializing in school librarianship.
  • Mary Lou Jones Griffin Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and need.
  • Mildred and Karl Harrison Endowed Scholarship in SLIS: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Elizabeth Melton Lee Endowed Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Library School Association Endowed Graduate School Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Mary Sue McGarity Endowed Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and need.
  • Kate Webb Ragsdale Endowed Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS planning a career in academic librarianship.
  • James D. Ramer Scholarship: Awarded to students in SLIS to help defray the cost of summer school study.
  • Fannie Schmitt Scholarship: Awarded annually to students in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and financial need.
  • SLIS Minority Quasi-Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to students in SLIS who are members of a minority group.
  • Bernice Stacy Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS on the basis of scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Annabel and Nell K. Stephens Memorial Endowed Scholarship: Awarded to a student in SLIS on the basis of career potential and financial need. Preference is given to a student pursuing a career in public librarianship in Alabama.
  • Elton B. Stephens Scholarship: Awarded annually on the basis of academic achievement and merit to a doctoral student in SLIS.
  • George R. Stewart Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Ruth Waldrop Part-Time Student Endowed Scholarship in SLIS: Established by the Library School Association. Awarded to graduate students pursuing degrees in SLIS on a part-time basis.
  • Annie Ford Wheeler Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • H. W. Wilson Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Kenda Wise Endowed Scholarship in SLIS: Awarded annually based on scholastic potential and financial need.
  • Powers-Meriam Wyman Endowed Scholarship: Awarded annually to a student in SLIS based on scholastic potential.
  • Windgate Fellowship: Second and third year MFA Book Arts students only.  Separate APPLICATION REQUIRED.