Scholarships

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Need funding for college? Want an important new line item for your resume? The University of Arizona and College of Information Science (InfoSci) offer undergraduate and graduate scholarships that support our students.

Prepare now to apply for a scholarship—for a little bit of time you may reap big rewards!

While several InfoSci scholarships are merit-based, many others are need-based and require only that you be a student in good standing.

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College of Information Science & Other Scholarships

College of Information Science graduate scholarships have a separate application form and unique eligibility requirements, while University of Arizona scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students are made available primarily through Scholarship Universe. Additional scholarships included here are offered directly by the organization, and may have unique application forms or other requirements.

Click a section below to expand and view all available scholarships and, in the case of InfoSci scholarships, eligibility requirements:

Graduate Scholarship Descriptions

The following scholarships are available to enrolled College of Information Science graduate students:

Brooke E. Sheldon Scholarship

This scholarship supports students pursuing a concentration or focus in public librarianship. General eligibility requirements apply (see requirements listed above).

Margaret May Caffall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports College of Information Science full-time students with financial need. The amount varies. General eligibility requirements apply (see requirements listed above).

E.A. Cheves Scholarship

This scholarship supports outstanding College of Information Science students interested in careers in small libraries such as the library in Miami, Arizona. The amount varies. In addition to meeting general eligibility requirements (see requirements listed above), you must be an Arizona resident.

Alice B. Good Scholarship

This scholarship supports outstanding College of Information Science students interested in public libraries. The amount varies. In addition to meeting general eligibility requirements (see requirements listed above), the applicant must be an Arizona resident.

Margaret F. Maxwell Scholarship

This scholarship supports students interested in cataloging and is merit-based. The amount varies. General eligibility requirements apply (see requirements listed above).

Fay and Lawrence Clark Powell Scholarship

This scholarship supports outstanding non-resident College of Information Science students with a background in humanities. The amount varies. In addition to general eligibility requirements (see requirements listed above), your must be enrolled full time during the term of the award.

Dr. Arnulfo D. Trejo Memorial Scholarship

For students of Hispanic/Latino/Chicano/Mexican American descent enrolled in our MA in Library and Information Science program.

The University of Arizona uses Scholarship Universe as its scholarship-matching too for admitted U of A students. Scholarship Universe lists hundreds of searchable, sortable scholarships and connects students to millions of dollars in internal and external scholarships.

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TRiO ASEMS
TRiO ASEMS (Arizona's Science, Engineering and Math Scholars) is specifically for U of A undergraduates pursuing majors in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM), including health sciences, who meet at least one of the following: first-generation college student; demonstrated financial need or come from a limited-income family; or have a documented disability verified by the Disability Resource Center. View higher-level information on ASEMS.

Friends of the Green Valley Library Scholarship

This scholarship is for any employee of the Pima County Public Library seeking their Master's degree from the University of Arizona's School of Information. Applicants do not need to reside in Green Valley. All applications must be postmarked by April 30. Download the application form.

Medical/Health Sciences Library School Scholarships

The Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona continually and vigorously supports the recruitment of outstanding candidates to the profession of health sciences librarianship. One scholarship of $1500 is awarded annually to an excellent School of Information student who has shown evidence of interest in pursuing the health sciences specialization in librarianship. Application deadline is Dec 15. See application details.


Eligibility & How to Apply: College of Information Science Scholarships

InfoSci Graduate Scholarships Overview

Some College of Information Science scholarships may have special requirements for eligibility, application and maintenance beyond the fields required in the application below. The amount of the monetary award varies with the scholarship and available funding (see application for list of named scholarships that will be available for funding distribution). Need-based awards require that domestic students file the FAFSA form and international students file the Financial Aid Calculation. Forms and related links and resources may be found at the Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid.

InfoSci Graduate Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in least 6 units as a degree-seeking student
  • Must demonstrate satisfactory progress toward degree (minimum GPA of 3.0)

InfoSci Application Deadlines

  • March 15 for Fall semester
  • October 1 for Spring semester

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How to Apply: University of Arizona Scholarships

Most applications can be submitted via Scholarship Universe, in which you can typically submit one application to be considered for many scholarships, though a few do have additional requirements or questions. Other scholarships and opportunities are managed outside to Scholarship Universe, and are linked in the tab above. You may apply to these by following the instructions for each application.

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Helpful Advice

It’s good to get a sense of the requirements and then draft any statements or essays outside of Scholarship Universe so that you may edit and refine your response. Then paste your text into the appropriate field in Scholarship Universe.


For additional information or assistance, please contact your advisor or contact us at infosci@arizona.edu.