Scholarships

Book and teaThe Friends of the Romeo District Library makes funds available each year to support Romeo area residents or employees of the Romeo District Library who are working towards a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from an accredited institution. Awards range from $500 to $1,500. At least one scholarship of $500 is available annually for employees of the Romeo District Library who are completing their Bachelor’s with the intention of further study in Library and Information Sciences. Since 2002, the Friends have provided over $15,000 in educational support.

Scholarships awarded in 2017 may be applied to Fall 2017, Winter 2018, and/or Spring 2018 terms.

Eligibility Requirements

Scholarship for an accredited Masters in Library and Information Sciences program

  • You are a resident of Bruce Township, Washington Township or the Village of Romeo
  • AND/OR you are an employee of the Romeo District Library (full-time or part-time working a minimum of 20 hours per week)
  • You are currently enrolled or have applied to an accredited MLIS program (If you are not currently enrolled – you must provide documentation of acceptance before the scholarship will be awarded)
  • You are currently in good academic standing or graduated from your previous educational experience in good standing
  • If you are a previous scholarship recipient, you must have maintained a 3.0 GPA

Scholarship for a Bachelors program in preparation for future MLIS study

  • You are an employee of the Romeo District Library (full-time or part-time working a minimum of 20 hours per week)
  • You are currently enrolled or have applied to a relevant Bachelors program (If you are not currently enrolled – you must provide documentation of acceptance before the scholarship will be awarded)
  • You are currently in good academic standing or graduated from your previous educational experience in good standing
  • If you are a previous scholarship recipient, you must have maintained a 3.0 GPA

Schedule

Application Deadline April 1, 2017 If you meet the eligibility requirements, we will contact you to request additional information. In some cases, we may schedule an interview with you.
Award Determination May 1, 2017 After the awards are determined, you will be asked to sign a scholarship agreement and provide proof of enrollment. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to your school.

Application Link

Application link is closed

More Information

Contact us at Friends@RomeoDistrictLibrary.org with questions or for more information

The Friends of the Romeo District Library is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment. The Friends of the Romeo District Library does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, selection of volunteers, awarding of grants and scholarships, and provision of services.