PurposeScholarship Committee

To provide support to Association members who seek to advance their education in the field of librarianship

Committee Member Roster


2024 VLA Scholarships: Apply Now

Deadline to Apply: March 31, 2024

The Scholarship Committee is excited to announce the commencement of the Virginia Library Association (VLA) Scholarship Committee's Scholarship application for the academic year 24-25. This prestigious scholarship opportunity is designed to recognize and support outstanding individuals committed to advancing the field of library science.

We are proud to award three scholarships, each valued at $3,000, to deserving recipients who embody the spirit of excellence and dedication to the library profession. Adding to the excitement, this year's winners will also receive an extra night at the conference hotel, making it a total of two fully paid nights, to attend the VLA conference in October—an invaluable opportunity for professional growth and networking.

The deadline for submissions is March 31, and successful applicants will be notified before June 2024. For any inquiries or further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to Quettara Drayton, Scholarship Committee Chair, at [email protected]. We encourage eligible candidates to seize this opportunity and look forward to celebrating the achievements of our scholarship recipients.

To complete your application, kindly ensure that you submit our online Application Form by March 31, 2024, at the latest. Additionally, we request that all recommendations be submitted online no later than March 31, 2024.

Committee Information

Interested in learning more about the committee, complete the Committee Service Interest Form. Click for Past Scholarship recipients.