Ann Gibson Scholarship

🏆 Available: 1
💰 $1,000
⏳ 05/31

Scholarship Description

This scholarship is given annually to honor the memory of Ann Gibson, a dynamic and dedicated librarian, storyteller, and teacher, in recognition of her many contributions to the field of youth service librarianship.

Requirements: (1) Applicant must be a full-time or part-time graduate library student seeking to further their education in services to young people and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours towards the MLS; (2) Applicant must be a regular or student member of NYLA/YSS at the time of submitting the application; (3) Applicant must be directing their course of study towards youth services; (4) Applicant must NOT be an officer or employee, or relative of an officer or employee, of the New York Library Association, New York Library Association Council, or the Executive Board of the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association; (5) Applicant must not have completed their course work prior to December of the year of the award; (6) Applicant must be a resident of (or employed in) New York State at the time of the award.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Narrative statement, Verification of current NYLA membership

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Donor: Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association

NYLA is to lead in the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning, quality of life, and equal opportunity for all New Yorkers.