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Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee encourages a higher standard of professional education for libraries in Arkansas by awarding scholarships and soliciting contributions to the scholarship fund.

Scholarships awarded are the Arkansas Library Association Annual Scholarship and the Arkansas Library Association School Library Media Specialist Scholarship.

The Arkansas Library Association Annual Scholarship will be awarded at the ArLA Annual Conference every year.

Submission information can be found on the application form. Please read over the Arkansas Library Association Annual Scholarship Statement of Policy before submitting application.

Applications will be accepted from July 1 through September 1.

ArLA Annual Scholarship Policy (PDF)

ArLA Annual Scholarship Application (PDF)

2017 Scholarship Committee

Scholarships/LEAF Chair:
Ashley Burris
Library Director
Lawrence County Library
115 W. Walnut
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
(870) 856-3222
akburris@hotmail.com

Ashley Cooksey
Batesville West Magnet Elementary School
Batesville, AR
acooksey@batesvilleschools.org

Brenda MinerRich Mountain Community College
Mena, AR
bminer@rmcc.edu

Jerrie Townsend
Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas
Stuttgart, AR
jtownsend@pccua.edu

Phyllis Burkett
Library Advocate
Jonesboro, AR
Phyllis.burkett1859@gmail.com

Valerie Thwing
Central Arkansas Library System
Little Rock, AR
Valerie@cals.org


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