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Academic Scholarships

Maui Friends of the Library offers academic scholarships of $3,000/semester to Maui County residents pursuing a Master's or graduate advanced degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa campus or through the UH University Center at the UH Maui College campus.  


Maui Friends of the Library has been awarding graduate level MLIS Scholarships since 2009. More than a dozen recipients of these scholarships are serving in library positions in Maui today.


Students may apply each UH Mānoa GLIS academic semester for this MFOL scholarship until graduation.

After enrolling in classes, applicants must fill out this online application form and email it to Dorothy Tolliver (, Kate Acks ( and flo wiger (

Notification to scholarship winners will be sent via email.


To provide financial assistance to Maui County students who are newly or currently enrolled in the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Hawaii. MFOL Scholarship funds may be used for enrollment, tuition, textbooks/materials and transportation including air transportation to UH Manoa for on-site classes.


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