Developing the Next Generation of Native Librarians
School of Information, University of Texas at Austin


Additional Financial Aid Opportunities

General Aid | Library School Aid |Aid for Native Americans

General Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid
You'll need to complete the FAFSA application to apply for many different scholarships. Your financial aid advisor uses the information from your FAFSA to determine your financial need. Many scholarships require a needs analysis as a part of their application process.

American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Grants and Fellowships
Deadlines Vary


American Association of University Women: Career Development Grants
For women who hold a bachelor's degree and who are preparing to advance their careers, change careers, or re-enter the work force.
Postmark Deadline: December 15, 2005

Business and Professional Women Foundation (BPW) Career Advancement Scholarship
Applications must be received by April 15, 2006



Library School Aid

American Library Association General Scholarships
Applications must be received by March 1st

American Library Association: The Spectrum Initiative Scholarship
Applications must be received by March 1st

Library and Information Technology (LITA) Scholarships: LSSI Minority Scholarship and OCLC Minority Scholarship
For minority students interested in library automation.
Applications must be received by March 1st

Association of Research Libraries Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce
The ARL Initiative to Recruit a Diverse Workforce, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and ARL member libraries, offers a stipend of up to $10,000 to attract students from underrepresented groups to careers in academic and research libraries.
Applications will be available February 2006.

Special Library Association Scholarship Programs (SLA Scholarship, Affirmative Action Scholarship)
Postmark Deadline: October 31st

American Association of Law Libraries
George A. Strait Minority Scholarship
For minority students with law library experience who intend to become law librarians.
Deadline: April 1st

Medical Library Association Scholarship for Minority Students
For minority students who wish to study health sciences librarianship.
Deadline: December 1st



Aid for Native American Indians

American Indian Graduate Center Fellowship
Applications for 2006-2007 are now available. Application deadlines are in June and July.

American Indian Library Association Scholarship
Application deadline April 1st

Association on American Indian Affairs Scholarships
(Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship, Displaced Homemakers, David Risling Emergency Aid)
Applications are accepted May 1-August 1 (Emergency Aid applications have no deadline)


Catching the Dream, Inc.
Deadlines: Summer School--March 15; Fall Semester--April 15; Spring Semester--September 15

Sources of Financial Aid Available to Native American Students
A publication of up-to-date aid information for Native American students. Free for students in New Mexico; $4.00 to send to other states. Published by Indian Resource Development, New Mexico State University, PO Box 30001--Dept. 3IRD, Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001. Phone: 505-646-1347.



Dr. Loriene Roy, Program Director
Anishinabe; Enrolled: White Earth Reservation;
Member: Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
E-mail: loriene@ischool.utexas.edu
Fax: (512) 471-3971

Mailing address:
Honoring Generations
The University of Texas at Austin
School of Information
1 University Station Stop D7000
Austin, TX 78712

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Last updated October 7, 2007

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