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Application Guidelines
 Submission Form

Deadline: April 30

The Dickinson Scholarship is presented to a person entering the library profession, or a school librarian in active service, to go toward college tuition for a school library program. The award will be presented at the annual fall conference. The award includes a citation, free conference registration, two nights in a hotel room for the conference, a banquet ticket, and $1500 for college tuition.

The candidate must not be a recipient of this identical award the previous three years.

Application Must Include

  • A letter from the candidate stating his/her brief philosophy of the role of school librarian, the name of the college/university to which the candidate has or plans to be accepted, current place of employment, and name of local newspaper
  • Three letters of recommendation: (from school librarian or college instructor in school librarianship, school principal or college adviser, and a person of the applicant’s choosing)
  • A brief summary of the applicant’s scholastic record


Previous Recipients


Meghann Donohue


Parish Mort

2021 Lia Fisher-Janosz
2020 April Young
2019 Nicole Miller
2015 Andrea Misener
2014 Cary Shaffer
2013 Bettina Hinckle
2012 Kim Tate
2011 Carrie Campbell
2010 Nancy Segal
2009 Sherry L. Griffith
2008 Elena Johnson
2007 Kathleen Riopelle Roberts
2006 Susan Surratt
2005 Amanda Shinaberry
2004 Ellen Proefrock
2003 Diane Gawalt
2002 Sarah Haskins
2001 Elsie Bryan