Julia Doren Memorial Scholarship


The Julia Doren Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Friends of the Elko County Library to honor her memory and commitment to the library.

Julia worked in all areas of the library and had a special place in her heart for the Bookmobile. Julia was President of the Friends of the Library for several years and worked hard for library advocacy.


The amount of this scholarship is $500 to a person who is taking higher education courses through attendance at a two/four year college, online courses or correspondence courses.

Requirements / How to Apply

  1. Any person who can show enrollment in a higher education course at a two- or four-year college, online, or correspondence courses.
  2. Must be a United States citizen and a resident of Elko, Eureka, or White Pine Counties.
  3. Applicant must submit a typed essay (no less than 500 words) on the use and importance of public libraries.
  4. Essays must be received no later than Friday, May 12, 2023. The successful applicant will be notified after May 22, 2023.

Please attach your essay and enrollment documentation to the scholarship application sheet (PDF) and submit the packet to:
Elko Mybrary
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
720 Court Street
Elko, NV 89801