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Chair: Jami Yazdani
You Can Leadership
1383 Clarendon Avenue
West Rutland, VT 05777
(802) 438-3172

Funding Opportunities
Professional Development Grant

Graduate Student Scholarship

Welcome to the VLA Scholarship Committee!

This committee is charged with defining, overseeing, and funding scholarship opportunities for library professional development.

Apply now for the 2019 Graduate Student Scholarship!

Up to $1500 is available for VLA members pursuing an MLS or MLIS degree!  The deadline for applications is November 15th, 2018, with the scholarship sent to the institution for the Spring Semester.  See Scholarship Application for details.

Fall 2018 Professional Development Grant Winner:

The VLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that the Fall 2018 VLA Professional Development Grant (formerly the Continuing Education Grant) has been awarded to Debbie Roderer of the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library. Debbie will be using the grant to support her attendance at the Association for Rural and Small Libraries 2018 Conference. Congratulations, Debbie!


2018 VLA Graduate Scholarship Winner!

The VLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that the 2018 VLA Graduate Student Scholarship has been awarded to Susan O’Connell of East Hardwick, VT. Susan’s dedication to supporting public libraries was reflected in her impressive record of service across the state. We agreed with her references that she is a “mighty force” and we look forward to her continued contributions to the field of librarianship. Congratulations, Susan!