There are multiple scholarship opporturnities available to SLIM students each academic year. 

SLIM Scholarships 


SLIM offers multiple scholarships each year as funds are available. To be eligible for a SLIM scholarship, you must be in your MLS program’s third (or later) semester and have completed at least twelve credit hours of SLIM coursework before the semester in which the scholarship is awarded. In addition, you must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (or higher). Applications are due on October 31st and the award will be disbursed the following spring semester. For more information regarding scholarship eligibility, see the scholarship application form.

Beta Phi Mu-Beta Epsilon Chapter


The Beta Epsilon Chapter offers multiple scholarships annually to outstanding Master of Library Science student(s) who demonstrate(s) scholarly achievement. Please visit the Beta Epsilon scholarship page for complete scholarship information.

ESU Graduate School


Scholarships and Awards are important sources of funding designed to help graduate students meet their educational and research expenses.  Please visit the Graduate School scholarships page to view scholarships available through the ESU Graduate School.

American Library Association


The American Library Association (ALA) is committed to promoting and advancing the librarian profession. To demonstrate this commitment, the ALA and its units provide more than $300,000 annually for study in a master's degree in library and information studies from an ALA accredited program, or for a master's degree in school library media program that meets the ALA curriculum guidelines for a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accredited unit. For more information on available scholarships, please visit the ALA scholarship page.