Now Accepting Applications for RBS Scholarships and IMLS-RBS Fellowships

We are now accepting applications for the 2015 scholarship cycle. Applications are now open for all RBS-awarded scholarships (for both first-time and returning RBS students) and for the IMLS-RBS Fellowships for Early-Career Librarians. For general queries about scholarships or fellowships, see the FAQs page. Participation in the scholarship/fellowship program implies acceptance of the scholarship Terms and Conditions.

To begin the application process, please log into your myRBS account (or create a new myRBS account). On the Home screen, click the “Apply for a Scholarship or Fellowship” button on the left side of the page. If you have any trouble with myRBS, see the FAQs page or email

The application deadline for RBS-awarded scholarships and for the IMLS-RBS Fellowship is Friday, 30 October 2015 at 5 p.m. EDT.

Please note that we are offering several new scholarships this year, including the ABAA Southeast Chapter Scholarship, the Caxton Club Scholarship, and several awards funded by the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia.