For the Butler Youth Services Scholarship.
Are you interested in becoming part of a diverse and engaged
youth-services-focused library community?
Applications are still being accepted for the 2020-2021 Butler Youth Services Scholarship for Underrepresented Groups in the Field of Library Science. This $15,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student seeking to earn an MLIS at Dominican University with a planned focus on service to children and young adults.
For full eligibility and application requirements please visit our website or contact Butler Children’s Literature Center Curator, Jen Clemons, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for Fall 2020 are being accepted until June 15, 2020.
Are you interested in becoming part of a diverse and engaged youth-services-focused library community?
This $15,000 scholarship will be awarded
to a student seeking to earn an MLIS with a planned focus on
service to children and young adults.
The Butler Children’s Literature Center is proud to announce the creation of a new scholarship to support diversity in library service to young people.
Preference for the Butler Youth Services Scholarship will be given to graduates of a Dominican University undergraduate program who are from a background underrepresented in the field of library science. This competitive award will consider need, merit, academic excellence, and leadership qualities as part of the applicant selection process.
Butler Scholars Will:
- complete the master’s degree in library and information science from Dominican University’s SOIS program within two calendar years of continuing enrollment
- work closely with academic advisors on course selections with the goal of completing a Certificate in Youth Services or school library licensure as part of their degree
- participate in a variety of Butler Center activities including the annual Butler Lecture, Book Sale, and continuing education events
- produce a relevant project or complete an independent study using BCLC resources to be presented at a BCLC event and/or a state or national professional conference
For full eligibility and application requirements visit
Contact Jen Clemons, Curator, Butler Children’s Literature Center
email@example.com | 708-524-6861