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

Welcome to the VLA Scholarship Committee!

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


Need funds to attend a workshop, conference or webinar?

The Vermont Library Association Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications for the VLA Professional Development Grant (formerly the Continuing Education Grant). This grant will award the recipient up to $250 for a professional development program such as a workshop, conference or continuing education course.  Applications for the Fall round are due on August 1st.

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!