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Ada Leigh Soles Memorial Professional Librarian and Archivist Incentive Program

Delaware Department of Education

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Scholarship Overview

This program is intended to enable and encourage academically talented Delawareans to pursue careers as librarians and archivists in the public libraries, public school libraries, state agencies, and political subdivisions of Delaware. To qualify, applicants must be legal residents of Delaware and be US citizens or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be full- or part-time students in an ALA-accredited master's degree program of library and information science. Preference will be given to current employees of a public library, county department library, public school library, or state agency library or archive. Awards will also be considered for a program of study leading to a bachelor’s degree or a doctoral degree for current employees who have worked at least two years at a Delaware public library, county department library, public school library, or state agency library or archive. Academic record, community service, and financial need are considered. Online applications open December 1.

How easy is it to apply?

Not too bad

This scholarship's application process may have items such as essays that could take a couple hours.

How much competition is there?

Not much

This scholarship won't have as many applicants as most.

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Deadline: Mar 20
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable


Class Year: Is this you?
  • College freshman
  • College sophomore
  • College junior
  • College senior
  • Master's-level study
  • Doctoral-level study
Home State: Is this you?
  • Delaware
College Major: Is this you?
  • Library and Information Science
  • Library Science, Other
  • Library and Archives Assisting
  • School Librarian/School Library Media Specialist
  • Library Science and Administration, Other
  • Children and Youth Library Services
  • Archives/Archival Administration
More Requirements:
    Must meet the criteria outlined above.

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