Blanche E. Woolls Scholarship for School Library Media Service

2017 Scholarship Applications now available! Scholarship applications for 2017 will be accepted from November 15, 2016 to March 15, 2017.



The Woolls scholarship is awarded to a student beginning Library and Information Studies at an ALA-accredited school with the intention of pursuing a career in school library media service.


  1. Applicant must have been admitted to a graduate program in Library and Information Studies accredited by the American Library Association and have completed no more than 12 credits by the application deadline.
  2. Applicant should have the clear intention of pursuing a career in school library media service.
  3. One page autobiography. Applicants are judged upon several factors but the autobiographical piece is of prime importance.
  4. Up-to-date transcripts from all institutions of higher learning.
  5. Three letters of recommendation from academic instructors, employers, and/or supervisors of paid or volunteer work experience.
  6. Current Resume or Vita.

It is anticipated that the recipient of this scholarship will submit a paper pertaining to his/her study to Beta Phi Mu within one year of completion of study.

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To access the 2017 Woolls Scholarship application, please click here.

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