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Diversity Scholars Program

Information about the OSUL Diversity Scholars Program.

Who are Diversity Scholars?

Diversity Scholars are part of a program in support of the library profession's goal to more fully support and mentor individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups who are pursuing a MLIS degree. The Diversity Scholars Program has a particular emphasis on providing pathways for students of color into library and archives careers. The purpose of this program is to recruit, mentor, and retain people of of color to the library and archives professions. The Diversity Scholars Program is a cohort program hosting 2 scholars each academic year. While working toward attaining their degree, the Diversity Scholars will have a part-time position within the Valley Library in Corvallis, Oregon --- the Diversity Scholars for the 2021-2022 academic year will work 100% remotely.

The application process for the 2022-2023 academic year will be posted in the summer of 2022.