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Scholarships

Scholarships are open to Master’s of Library and Information Studies (MLS/MLIS) students from Manitoba. 

Deadline for scholarship applications is April 30th.

  • Applicants must read the Scholarship FAQ to determine their eligibility. Applicants receive notification of receipt of complete application; contact the Association if notification has not been received by May 10th.
  • Scholarship amounts will vary based on number and quality of applicants and available funds. Scholarships are competitive. The Manitoba Library Association Scholarships Committee notify applicants of results by May 20th.
  • Scholarship FAQ and Application documents are available below.
  • Questions can be directed to the Scholarships committee at awards@mla.mb.ca 

Jean Thorunn Law Scholarship (up to $3000)

Available to eligible applicants who have worked in a Manitoba library and who choose to further their career by pursuing a graduate program in library and information science. Applicants must have been engaged in recent library work in Manitoba for twelve months.

John Edwin Bissett Scholarship (up to $6500)

Available to eligible undergraduates of the University of Manitoba who are pursuing a graduate program in library and information science. Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba.

Past Scholarship Winners