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Scholarships

Scholarships are open to Master's of Library and Information Studies (MLS/MLIS) students from Manitoba. 

 

Deadline for scholarship applications is April 30, 2018.  

  • Applicants must read the Scholarship FAQ to determine their eligibility. Applicants receive notification of receipt of complete application; contact the Association if notification has not been received by May 10, 2018. 
  • Scholarship amounts will vary based on number and quality of applicants and available funds. Scholarships are competitive. The Manitoba Library Association Scholarships Committee notify applicants of results by May 20, 2018.  
  • Scholarship FAQ and Application documents are available below.
  • Questions can be directed to the Scholarships committee at awards@mla.mb.ca 

 

Jean Thorunn Law Scholarship (up to $3000)

 Available to eligible applicants who have worked in a Manitoba library and who choose to further their career by pursuing a graduate program in library and information science. Applicants must have been engaged in recent library work in Manitoba for twelve months.

 

John Edwin Bissett Scholarship (up to $6500)

 Available to eligible undergraduates of the University of Manitoba who are pursuing a graduate program in library and information science. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba.