Scholarships, Fellowships, & Awards
2014 Beta Phi Mu scholarship and fellowship applications are accepted November 15, 2013 – March 15, 2014. Five scholarships and up to six Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships are awarded annually. The Beta Phi Mu Scholarship Review Committee meets during May and recipients are announced at the Beta Phi Mu General Assembly G-ALA in conjuction with the ALA Annual Meeting in June. The BPM-LRRT Research Paper Award is handled differently and has a March 1st deadline; please see the link below for additional details.
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For beginning LIS studies at an ALA accredited school.
Frank B. Sessa – Continuing Education
For continuing education for a Beta Phi Mu member.
Harold Lancour – Foreign Study
For a librarian conducting foreign reserach.
Blanche E. Woolls – School Media
For beginning LIS studies with a concentration in School Library Media.
Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
For doctoral students who are working on their dissertations in LIS and related fields.
Beta Phi Mu-LRRT Research Paper Award
To recognize excellent research into problems related to the profession of librarianship.