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Deadline: December 1, 2016

Eligibility: The Linda Walge Penman Scholarship is available to Delaware junior and senior high school applicants who wish to pursue a career in librarianship and/or writing. Submission must include:

  • Completed scholarship form
  • 500-750 word essay demonstrating the ability to formulate a well-structured, convincing argument highlighting interests in the field(s) of librarianship and/or writing
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher

The essay must be entirely the student’s own work. It must be typed using standard-sized paper, a universal font (i.e. Times New Roman), and 12 -14 point font. Include the student’s name and contact information in the header of each essay page, and double-space the body of the essay.

Contact: Applications and additional information regarding Delaware Library Association scholarship opportunities are available at
Send application to:  Molly Olney-Zide, Chair,
DLA Scholarship Awards Committee
University of Delaware Library
181 S. College Avenue
Newark, DE 19711
Subject line: Linda Walge Scholarship