Floyd Dickman Programming Grant
The Floyd Dickman Programming Grant honors the life and contributions of Floyd Dickman by partnering with Junior Library Guild to create the Floyd Dickman Programming Grant. This grant will be awarded to one school library in Ohio each year to help fund programs that inspire children to embrace the joy of reading. The grant will continue the work that Floyd was so passionate about during his lifetime.Apply Online
The Floyd Dickman Programming Grant recipient will be recognized during the Awards Program at OELMA's Fall Annual Conference. The recipient will receive grant monies in the form of books in the amount of $250 from Junior Library Guild. The recipient's name will be announced via OELMA's email list and posted on the Awards/Scholarship section of OELMA's webpage.
The Floyd Dickman Programming Grant recipient will be selected from nominees who meet the following criteria:
- A licensed Ohio library media specialist, who is an OELMA member
- Permanent Ohio resident, who can demonstrate financial need for their school library
- Submit a letter of support from the school administrator
Applications should include the following materials:
- Completed online OELMA Scholarship & Awards Program application form;
- A 250-word narrative that describes how the grant will be used in the school library to enhance the print collection and inspire the joy of reading among children and/or youth;
- Letter of support from the school administrator
Late materials will not be accepted. All application materials must be submitted to OELMA using the online application form by 11:59 p.m. on February 20. You will be able to upload supporting materials to the online form.