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Medical Library Association Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant
The purpose of this grant is to provide support for research, development, or demonstration projects that will help to promote excellence in the field of health sciences librarianship and information sciences. Grants range from $100 to $1000. Grants will not be given to support an activity that is operational in nature or has only local usefulness. More than one award may be granted in a year.
The Medical Library Association (MLA) provides support for research, development or demonstration projects that help promote excellence in the field of health sciences librarianship. Activities that are operational in nature or have only local usefulness will not be considered.
• The applicant(s) must hold a graduate degree in library science.
• The applicant(s) must be a practicing health sciences librarian with at least two years of professional experience.
• The applicant(s) should preferably be an individual member of the Medical Library Association.
• The applicant(s) must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in either the United States or Canada.
• Consideration will be given in exceptional cases to an outstanding candidate(s) not meeting the criteria above.
The completed application form must be received at MLA headquarters by December 1.
Please contact MLA (312.419.9094 x15) for more information about any of MLA's grants, scholarships or fellowships.
EBSCO/Medical Library Association Annual Meeting Grant
This grant enables MLA members to attend the association's annual meeting. Each year awards of up to $1,000 for travel and conference-related expenses will be given to four librarians who would otherwise be unable to attend the meeting. Applicants must be currently employed as health sciences librarians and have between two and five years experience in a health sciences library.
In order to enable more librarians to attend Medical Library Association (MLA) annual meetings, EBSCO Information Services has generously donated money to the MLA Scholarship Endowment to provide stipends up to $1,000.00 each to four (4) librarians for travel and conference-related expenses, to be known as the EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant.
• Applicant must be currently employed as a medical librarian.
• Applicant must have between two and five years experience as a health sciences librarian at the time of the annual meeting.
• Applicant must complete an application form including a 200-word statement answering the question, "What do you expect to gain professionally and/or personally by attending the MLA annual meeting?"
• No more than one awardee from any given institution will be awarded the grant in a single year.
Priority consideration criteria (desired, not required):
• Applicant is a first time attendee at MLA.
• Applicant is presenting (or has submitted) a paper or a poster at MLA’s annual meeting.
• Applicant has MLA committee, jury, section, or special interest group (SIG) assignments.
• Applicant should preferably be a member of MLA.
Winners will be reimbursed up to $1,000.00 in actual travel and conference-related expenses after the conference; expense statements and receipts must be submitted to MLA. A person may receive this award only once. Applications must be received by December 1.
Please contact MLA (312.419.9094 x15) for more information about any of MLA's grants, scholarships, or fellowships.
Medical Library Association Continuing Education Grants
The purpose of Medical Library Association (MLA) Continuing Education Grants is to provide members with the opportunity to develop their knowledge of the theoretical, administrative, or technical aspects of librarianship.
Submit your application for these grants of $100 to $500 to develop your knowledge of the theoretical, administrative, or technical aspects of librarianship. More than one continuing education (CE) grant may be offered in a year and may be used either for MLA courses or for other CE activities.
• The applicant must hold a graduate degree in library science.
• The applicant must be a practicing health science librarian with at least two years of professional experience.
• The applicant should preferably be a regular member of the Medical Library Association.
• The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence status in either the United States or Canada.
• In exceptional cases, consideration will be given to an outstanding candidate not meeting the eligibility criteria outlined above.
The completed application form and additional documentation must be received at MLA headquarters by December 1.
Hospital Libraries Section/Medical Library Association Professional Development Grants
This grant, sponsored by the Hospital Libraries Section, provides librarians working in hospital and similar clinical settings with the support needed for educational or research activities. This grant was established in 1996, and up to two awards may be granted each year. The application deadline is December 1.
Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship
The Lindberg Research Fellowship Endowment, established in 2003, will provide a $10,000 grant, awarded annually by the Medical Library Association through a competitive grant process. The purpose of this fellowship is to fund research aimed at expanding the research knowledge base, linking the information services provided by librarians to improved health care and advances in biomedical research.
Application deadline is November 15.