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ALA Frederic G Melcher Scholarship


To provide financial assistance for the professional education of men and women who intend to pursue children's librarianship in an ALA-accredited program.

Money will be paid in two equal amounts at the beginning of the first two semesters or quarters in which the recipient is enrolled.


Open to qualified young persons who have been accepted for admission to an appropriate school.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value


Application procedure

Applicants must write or email for details. The scholarship process is open annually from October to March. Only online applications and online references will be accepted.

Closing date

March 1st

Study Level

  • Graduate
  • Postgraduate

American Library Association (ALA)

Each year the American Library Association (ALA) and its member units sponsor awards to honour distinguished service and foster professional growth.

Contact Details

  • 800 545 2433 ext. 4274
  • 312 440 9374
  • 50 E. Huron street
    Chicago, IL
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Library Association (ALA) by using the links below.


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