FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 20, 2022) – In partnership with the Kentucky State Board for the Certification of Librarians, the Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet has awarded the Library Science Tuition Scholarship to public library professionals for the Spring 2022 semester.
Kentucky law requires public libraries be staffed by personnel certified by the Kentucky State Board for the Certification of Librarians. In an effort to ensure that public libraries are able to meet these requirements, the board offers the Library Science Tuition Scholarship to help public library staff meet certification standards by completing college library science courses.
The Library Science Tuition Scholarship awards $500 per semester for students enrolled in a four-year program and $250 per semester for students enrolled in a two-year college. Scholarship funds are awarded for the spring and fall semesters and may be utilized for undergraduate or graduate courses.
The Library Science Tuition Scholarship has been awarded to the following recipients for the Spring 2022 semester:
- Sylina Adkins, Paris-Bourbon County Public Library
- Crystal Brooke Bowers, Pulaski County Public Library
- Devin Cook, McCracken County Public Library
- Juanita Daugherty, Henderson County Public Library
- Hannah Grass, Henderson County Public Library
- Sarah McDuffie, Daviess County Public Library
- Azura Sinnett, Henderson County Public Library
- DeeAnna Sova, Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library
- Allyson Tracy, Louisville Free Public Library
KDLA provides equitable access to quality library and information resources and services, as well as helps public agencies ensure that legislatively mandated documentation of government programs is created, efficiently maintained, and made accessible.
For more information on KDLA resources, programs and services visit www.kdla.ky.gov or call 502-564-1702.