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Amanda Green Scholarship–Now Accepting Applications!

Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2024

Online applications for the Amanda Green Scholarship Fund is now open! The deadline to apply is Monday, April 1, 2024. The scholarship will be awarded to a student expected to attend a graduate-level library science program in fall 2024. The application process is managed by the Kalamazoo Community Foundation.

Applicants interested in being considered for the Amanda Green Scholarship fund must first complete the online application on the Kalamazoo Community Foundation’s website.

The Amanda Green Scholarship, named after a former library assistant in Teen Services at KPL, promotes the library profession to people of color. By providing monetary assistance to individuals seeking a master’s degree from an accredited library science program, the library hopes to promote the training and hiring of more librarians of color in Kalamazoo and other communities.

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