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LITA GEAC Scholarship

The LITA GEAC Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by American Library Association (ALA).

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $2500
Requirements: Applicant must be entering an ALA-accredited program with an emphasis on library automation. Selection is based upon academic ability, leadership, prior experience, and demonstrated commitment to a career in automation and information technology. Economic need is considered when all other criteria are equal.
Eligibility: Master's-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

American Library Association (ALA)
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone Number: 800 545 2433
Fax Number: 312 280 3256

You can find out more by contacting:

Valerie Edmonds
Administrative Secretary
Library and Information Technology Association

Email Address:
Phone Number: 312 280 4269
Fax Number: 312 280 3257

You should always thoroughly research the latest information on the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money can be attained by initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Before you even begin, be aware of the reason for involvement of the American Library Association (ALA) and their goals for the LITA/GEAC Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, make sure you have the possibility of being awarded the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the LITA/GEAC Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be time consuming and laborious, but take the time to make sure that the forms are filled out properly and in its entirety. Use caution to insure that you will not miss out because of carelessness.

After the required forms have been mailed, you should note when the LITA/GEAC Scholarship makes payment of any funds in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to help meet any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions in what can be paid with the LITA/GEAC Scholarship. You might find it challenging to find ways to manage the increasing costs of education, and getting the LITA/GEAC Scholarship to defray some of the costs is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the LITA/GEAC Scholarship, try not to be upset, you might find new scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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