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This award is available for Delaware residents who are enrolled in an ALA-accredited master's degree program of library and information science.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- Delaware Higher Education Office
The award is given in the form of a forgivable loan. The loan cannot exceed the student's cost of tuition, mandatory fees, and other direct educational expenses. The loan is renewable. The loan will be forgiven at the rate of two years of qualifying employment for each year of loan. Qualifying employment is employment as a librarian or archivist in a public library, public school library, state agency, or political subdivision in Delaware.
- The number of awards offered varies annually. In the 2012-2013 academic year (the most recent year for which information is available), there were 10 awards given. Please note that this program also provides awards to current Delaware library employees.
Applications are available at the Delaware Higher Education Office (DHEO) website. Please note: Students must apply by completing the online Common Merit Application. As part of the online applicat... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.