Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Scholarship

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Charles Sturt University (CSU) offer a scholarship to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and South Sea Islander students planning a career in Library and Information Science (LIS) commencing full time or part time study at CSU leading to ALIA Associate membership.

The scholarship includes an ALIA student membership for one year and $5,000 towards learning expenses including giving the recipient the freedom to travel and attend: exams special workshops, lectures or conferences, work experience opportunities, job interviews and networking opportunities. If the recipient chooses to visit Canberra within the scholarship funding, a one-week industry experience placement at ALIA House may also be available. 

Applications for the 2022 scholarship are open from early September 2021 to early February 2022.

Full details.

Contact for all enquiries: [email protected]

Award Recipients

2019 Murray McBryde studying the Bachelor of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University 

2020 Claire Sadler studying the Master of Education (Teacher Librarianship)

Award nomination type Self nominated

Closing date 4-2-22 12:00am