Webinar: Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS- April 19, 2017

Join us for our latest Culture Conversations with NCLA’s REMCo, “Let’s Talk About Power: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS” with Dr. Nicole Cooke of the iSchool at Illinois.  For more information and to register go to: Let’s Talk About Power. Contact Shamella Cromartie ( scromartie@robeson.edu ) or Jewel Davis ( davisja@appstate.edu […]

Scholarship: Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workflow- May 15, 2017

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce (IRDW), a program designed to recruit master of library and information science (MLIS) students from traditionally underrepresented ethnic and racial minority groups into careers in research libraries and archives. The IRDW includes: A stipend of up to $10,000 […]

ALA Diversity Research Grant Program- deadline April 15, 2017

The ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services seeks proposals for the Diversity Research Grant program. Applications may address any diversity-related topic which addresses critical gaps in the knowledge of diversity, equity, and outreach issues within library and information science. The application deadline has been extended to midnight central time on April 15, 2017. […]

REFORMA Scholarship and Rose Treviño Memorial Scholarship- March 15, 2017

Keep reading for some scholarship opportunities for Spanish speakers and those who want to serve in Hispanic communities! Applications are now being accepted for the REFORMA Scholarship and the Rose Treviño Memorial Scholarship. Any current or newly entering graduate library school student [M.L.S. or Ph.D.] may apply for these $1,500 maximum scholarships. The applicant must […]

ALA stands with transgender students

Keep reading for ALA President Julie Todaro’s statement regarding the President’s recent actions. CHICAGO  – Today American Library Association President Julie Todaro released the following statement strongly protesting the rollback of protections for transgender students in our nation’s public schools. “The Trump administration’s decision to revoke important protections for transgender students couldn’t conflict more with the […]

2018 Josephine Forman Scholarship- due Feb. 28, 2018

The application period for SAA’s 2018 Josephine Forman Scholarship is now open! The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants […]

Express Yourself! Contest- Maryland Dialogues on Diversity and Inclusion

iSchool students, faculty, and staff have been leaders in diversity and inclusion initiatives on the UMD campus. One part of this has been our participation in the Maryland Dialogues on Diversity & Inclusion, which encourage advancing discussions of identity, difference, and commonality. We understand that meaningful dialogue and critical thinking can change culture. We want […]

Scholarship: Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award- February 28, 2017

Another awesome scholarship for minority students! Many of the scholarship deadlines posted here on blogMLIS are approaching in the next couple months so plan accordingly. Don’t miss out on these great funding opportunities! The application period for the 2017 Harold T. Pinkett Minority Student Award is currently open, with a deadline of February 28, 2017. The […]

Josephine Forman Scholarship- February 28, 2017

Another great scholarship opportunity with an approaching deadline! The purpose of the Josephine Forman Scholarship is to provide financial support to minority students pursuing graduate education in archival science, to encourage students to pursue a career as an archivist, and to promote the diversification of the American archives profession. The scholarship is given to applicants […]

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