Welcome to the VLA Scholarship Committee!

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

Contact us

Chair: Jami Yazdani
Calvin Coolidge Library
178 Alumni Dr.
Castleton University
Castleton, VT 05735
(802) 468-1396

Funding Opportunities

Professional Development Grant

Graduate Student Scholarship

Spring 2018 Continuing Education Grant Winner:

billielangloisThe VLA Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that the Spring 2018 VLA Continuing Education Grant has been awarded to Billie Langlois of Castleton University. Billie will be using the grant to support her participation in an ALA Advanced eCourse, “Cataloging for Non-Catalogers”. Congratulations, Billie!




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!