Endowed Scholarships

DLIS proudly offers the following scholarships to our students:

John W. Garino Memorial Scholarship

Named after a former Library Faculty member and DLIS alumnus, the Garino scholarship is awarded to an academically distinguished MS LIS student who has demonstrated proficiency in LIS-related technologies.

Eligibility criteria: Currently enrolled in DLIS, 12+ LIS credits earned.

Award amount: $5000, awarded once during the course of student’s program of study, upon completion of at least 12 LIS credits.

Francis Augustine Hyland Memorial Scholarship

The Hyland scholarship is awarded to an academically distinguished applicant to DLIS, in either the Archival Studies specialization or advanced certificate in Management for Information Professionals.

Eligibility criteria: New student in DLIS.

Award amount: Full tuition for one 3-credit LIS course.

Hyland scholarships for applicants entering the online advanced
certificate in Management for Information Professionals are awarded to students entering the program in the spring. Hyland scholarships for applicants entering the Archival Studies specialization are awarded to students entering the program in the fall.

Mildred Lowe Memorial Scholarship

Named after a former Director of DLIS, the Lowe scholarship is
awarded to a DLIS student at risk of leaving the program because of personal hardship.

Eligibility criteria: Currently enrolled in DLIS. Applicant must submit a brief statement documenting the hardship endangering their enrollment in DLIS on the scholarship application.

Award amount: Full tuition for one 3-credit LIS course.

Elizabeth Minutaglia Memorial Scholarship

The Minutaglia scholarship is awarded to an academically
distinguished applicant entering the program who has expressed an
interest in Public librarianship or Youth Services.

Eligibility criteria: New student in DLIS.

Award amount: Full tuition for one 3-credit LIS course.

DLIS Scholarship Application Process

  1. Applicants must submit the DLIS Scholarship Application Form
  2. Upon award of scholarship, student must submit a thank-you letter to the awarding foundation and DLIS Scholarship Committee
  3. Scholarship funds will be dispersed only after receipt of the thank-you letter.

Latest Scholarship Opportunities

NYLA YSS Scholarship -application deadline: May 31, 2019

Ann Gibson Scholarship Award from the Youth Services Section of the New York Library Association           This scholarship is given annually to honor the

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Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services 2019 Awards -application deadline: July 31, 2019

Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services 2019 Awards -application deadline: July 31, 2019

Donna Hoke Scholarship Deadline EXTENDED: June 30, 2016

LLAGNY Scholarships -application deadline: May 16, 2016