BINC Scholarships

BINCMany booksellers are aware that the Book Industry Charitable Foundation (BINC) gives emergency grants to booksellers in need. But it also funds a robust scholarship program that funds:

  • 24 awards of $3,500 each
  • 2 awards of $10,000 each to the top two candidates overall
  • The Karl Pohrt Tribute Award of $5,000 — awarded to an independent bookseller who has overcome learning adversity or is a non-traditional student.

You can read complete details and find an application here but here are a few key points:

  •  Awards are for booksellers or their dependents
  • Can use at any accredited 2 or 4-year program
  • Trade schools qualify as well as colleges and universities
  • Graduate and PhD students are eligible
  • Funds can be used for tuition, books, fees, supplies, room & board

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