Grace Estelle Wheeless Scholarship

Scholarship History
Grace Estelle Wheeless was a former president of the Delaware Library Association. The Grace Estelle Wheeless Scholarship was established in her honor, “…to aid Delaware students in library schools, or those who have completed college study but need assistance in earning their Master’s Degree.”


A student working for library certification or an ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science.

Application Deadline
December 1, 2016

Application Requirements

  • Completed application form — Scholarship Application Form
  • Final transcript from institution awarding baccalaureate degree.
  • Proof of acceptance into an ALA-accredited graduate program.
  • Transcript of graduate courses already completed (if applicable)
  • Narrative statement of 500 words or fewer, including:
    • Specific documentation citing active participation in professional library organizations, library school activities, volunteer and work experiences, and any other related activities.
    • Personal philosophy of librarianship.
    • Personal future goals in the field of librarianship.

Molly Olney-Zide, Chair, DLA Scholarships, Awards, & Citations Committee
University of Delaware Library
181 S. College Avenue Newark, DE 19711
Phone: (302) 831-0869

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