Scholarships & Awards

Scholarship for Students 

The OLA Board of Directors offers the Dr. Janette Baker Scholarship each year to an applicant entering their first or second year of a full-time post secondary library program. This includes a Library Technician program or a Library Master's program. Applications for this scholarship are accepted in the spring of each year and funds are directly applied to the recipients' tuition account at their school for the fall semester.  Accepting applications February 2020

Lightning Strikes Award (Students & Recent Graduates) 
Each fall students and recent graduates from a library masters or technicians program in Ontario are invited to submit a 10 minute lightning talk in the academic field for presentation at the OLA Super Conference. For more information about this opportunity visit: OLA Super Conference “Lightning Strikes”.

 The The Scholarship Fund is awarded to support those entering their final semester at a Canadian library and information program. 
Typical funding amount: Up to $5,000
Apply to this fund any time of year