REFORMA Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

Any current or newly entering graduate library school student [M.L.S. or Ph.D.] may apply for its scholarships. Must provide proof of enrollment to an accredited library school. Full-time status is not a requirement.Since 1971, REFORMA has supported the active recruitment of bilingual and bicultural librarians to meet the information needs of the Spanish-speaking community. The REFORMA Scholarship provides financial assistance to encourage and enable Spanish speakers to pursue or advance a career in library and information science.REFORMA has established a scholarship to be awarded annually for the academic year, commencing in the Fall. The award is announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference and is granted for graduate study in the field of Library and Information Science.Amount$1,500 maximum. Number of scholarships and amount varies from year to year.EligibilityOpen to citizens and permanent residents of the United States who are Spanish-speakers. The scholarships are not restricted by age, sex, creed, national origin, or minority group/association membership.QualificationsApplicants must show evidence of commitment to a career in librarianship and the potential for high academic standing. Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of and desire to serve the Spanish- speaking community. The recipients must display character and leadership, which are essential for success both as a student and as a professional.

Year of Need: 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad, 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 1500

Max Award: 1500

Deadline: 2018-03-15


Sponsoring Organization REFORMA
408 W. Ohio Street
Tucson, AZ 85714

Contact Person: Ramona F. Grijalva, Chair, REFORMA Scholarship Committee

Phone: 520-741-1762