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CALA Scholarships, Chinese American Librarian Association


The Chinese American Librarian Association (CALA) is soliciting scholarship applications from students and new librarians. CALA offers several scholarships that are open to full-time students and new librarians in the U.S. and Canada who are of Chinese descent. These scholarships are designed to encourage professional and leadership development in Chinese librarianship in the US and Canada.

The CALA Scholarship of Library and Information Science, USD $1,000

  • one student

The Sheila Suen Lai Scholarship of Library and Information Science, USD $500

  • one student

The Huang Tso-ping and Wu Yao-yu Research and Scholarship, for faculty and students at Wuhan University, China

  • USD $400, one library school faculty member
  • USD $200, two students

The application deadline for all scholarships is March 30, 2023. Recipients will be announced in May. If you have any questions about the scholarships and/or the application process, please feel free to contact the CALA Scholarship Committee.

How to Apply:

More information about the scholarships, including eligibility and application materials, can be found at