NYLA Awards & Scholarships

 

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Dewey Scholarship Award

 NYLA-Dewey Scholarship provides financial assistance to enable an interested and deserving student to pursue a Master’s Degree in Library Science at an ALA-accredited library school in New York State.
 

Dewey Fellowship Award

Dewey Fellowships are awarded to three NYLA members, selected by designated Sections, to attend the NYLA Annual Conference.

 

Outstanding Advocate of Libraries Award

Outstanding Advocate of Libraries Award recognizes and honors an individual who, or a group that, has made a far reaching, sustained contribution to the promotion and/or support of library and information services to the people of New York State or residents within a designated service area within the State. Recognition may include lifetime NYLA membership, citation, and gift.

Deadline: July 15
 

Outstanding Service to Libraries Award

Outstanding Service to Libraries Award recognizes and honors an individual who, or a group that, has made a significant, sustained contribution to the development, promulgation, growth or extension of library/information services to the people of NYS or to residents within a designated service area within the State. Recognition may include lifetime NYLA membership, citation, and gift.

Deadline: July 15
 

NYLA's Above & Beyond Award

NYLA's Above & Beyond Award recognizes and honors and individual who has made significant contributions of recognized service to NYLA and the library profession ten or more years.
 

Intellectual Freedom Award

Intellectual Freedom Award recognizes an individual, group, or organization that furthers the cause of intellectual freedom in New York State.

Deadline: July 15
 

Mary Bobinski Innovative Public Library Director Award

Mary Bobinski Innovative Public Library Director Award recognizes a public library director who has developed or implemented an innovative program leading to an increase in financial support and/or usage of their library.

Deadline: July 15
 

NYLA Section & Roundtable Awards

NYLA 's sections and roundtables also offer scholarships and awards. Click here for a listing.