You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Close
Search
Join TLA

TLA Scholarships

Supporting library education, encouraging future librarians. Celebrate differences, empower voices.

To apply for the TLA scholarships listed here, complete the online application and submit no later than January 24, 2021. All applicants must be Texas residents, members of TLA, and have a google account (in order to upload required application documents). Google accounts may be created for free.

Applications and letters of recommendation for all awards and scholarships must be submitted by January 24, 2021 to be considered. All applicants will be notified about their awards and scholarships status by April 1, 2021.

If you have any questions, please email the Scholarship Committee.

Apply Today

Ray C. Janeway Scholarship: $2,000

  • Texas resident;
  • Attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate program;
  • Accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited, or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) library education program.

Vivian Greenfield Award: $1,500

  • Texas resident;
  • TLA member in good standing;
  • Supporting educational endeavors reinforcing work with youth. This can include, but is not limited to professional development activities (like taking a course or attending a conference), implementing a new idea in the workplace, performing a study, and more.

Van Dusen-Kaiser-Halley Scholarship: $1,000 (Awarded only in even-numbered years)

  • Texas resident;
  • Pursuing graduate studies leading to a career as an elementary school or children’s librarian;
  • Attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program;
  • Accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited, or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) library education program;
  • Awarded in even-numbered years. 

Walter H. Escue Memorial Scholarship: $1,000

  • Texas resident;
  • Concentrating studies in Technical Services, Systems Administration, or Library Automation;
  • Attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program;
  • Accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited, or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) library education program.

TLA Summer School Scholarship: $500

  • Texas resident;
  • Attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program;
  • Must be registered for MLS degree courses during a summer session at a Texas ALA-accredited, or Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) library education program. (While applicants may be enrolled year round, the scholarship applies only to the summer session.)

Escue Conference Stipend: $500

  • Awarded to library paraprofessional employee. Recipients must reside in Texas and be TLA members in good standing.

 

 

Latest News
View all News

Election Information You Need

TLA News

Librarians, The Texas Library Association encourages you to share this information from The League of Women Voters with your library patrons, students and community. Register to vote and check your voter registration status at Vote411.org. Online Voters Guide The Voters Guide is available online at Vote411.org. Voters can enter their address and zip code to view […]

Read More

TLA 2021 Will Be Virtual

TLA Annual Conference, TLA News

To our TLA library community, The Texas Library Association Executive Board has made the proactive decision that the TLA 2021 Annual Conference (originally scheduled for April 20-23 in San Antonio) will be a fully virtual event held April 22 – 24. We know librarians love seeing each other in person; and we know that you, […]

Read More