Diversity Scholarship

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WLAF awards a scholarship to a student of African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American/Alaskan Native descent who has been admitted to a master's degree program in library and information science at a Wisconsin school for the coming academic year. Recipients are selected by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee in alternate years.

This annual scholarship is available to applicants meeting the following criteria:

  • Current or permanent Wisconsin resident
  • Admitted to a master's degree program in library and information science or in library media at a Wisconsin school during the coming academic year beginning with the fall term as a part-time or full-time student.
  • African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native American/Alaskan Native descent.

Scholarship Amount $950 in 2016

The scholarship’s monetary award varies and is based on funds available from the WLA Foundation.  The recipient may receive this award only once.

Scholarship Recipients