Harold Lancour Scholarship for Foreign Study

2017 Scholarship Applications now closed. Scholarship applications for 2018 will be accepted from November 15, 2017 to March 15, 2018.

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The Lancour scholarship is awarded to Librarians for research or a special course of study to survey foreign libraries or programs outside North America, and/or to conduct research in a foreign country outside North America.


  1. Current Vita.
  2. One to two page description of the planned study, including how the information gained will be used (publications, project development, etc.). Include any previous experience in foreign travel or study, as well as any languages you can read, write, or speak. NOTE: Scholarship will be awarded on a) Plan of study or research, and b) Usefulness of the study or research to the applicant and to the profession.

Amount Awarded


The recipient of this award is expected to send a brief report of their research activities to Beta Phi Mu Headquarters within one year of their completion. Additional requirements are outlined in the Scholarship Agreement

To Apply:

Please visit http://www.betaphimu.org/lancour.html for more information.

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