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Scholarships

Scholarships are open to Manitoba students enrolled in Library and Information Studies graduate level programs.

Deadline for scholarship applications is June 1, 2024

  • 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.
  • 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 as soon as possible after their decision has been made.
  • 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

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

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.

Marilyn J. Hernandez Scholarship

Available to eligible applicants who are residents of Manitoba and who are pursuing a master’s or PhD in an accredited library and information program.  


Files (pdf):

Use the new online application form to apply and upload your documents. 
Access the form here: Online Application

Past Scholarship Winners