The Joan B. Larson Friends of the Library Scholarship is given by the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation to a graduating senior whose life has been positively impacted by the library.
Joan graduated from the Alexandria Public Schools in 1947 and held a long career working in and supporting libraries. She was inducted into the Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation Alumni Hall of Fame in 2015. Joan was an active member and supporter of the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation for many years.
Currently, the Douglas County Friends of the Library awards two scholarships each year under the Joan B. Larson Friends of the Library Scholarship.
If you live in Douglas County and are a graduating senior, please review this document for the application instructions.
- 2023 Charlotte Lempka & Madison Melby
- 2022 Aleah Miller & Julia Wilmesmeier
- 2021 Brittany Dietrich & Aubrey Kosters