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<p class="MsoNormal">Please share with students:<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p style="margin-top:0in;background:white"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to offer funding for up to five current Library and Information Science
 students to attend ALA MidWinter.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">The purpose of this award is to increase exposure to health sciences librarianship and information outreach among Library and Information Sciences students, especially from underrepresented groups.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">The award provides funding for students to attend the ALA Midwinter Conference in January 2020 and participate in meetings, the National Library of Medicine exhibit booth and other activities designed
 for them to learn about health information outreach and the </span><em><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">All of Us</span></em><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432"> Research Program.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Eligibility:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Library and Information Science (LIS) students residing in and currently attending an ALA-accredited Library or Information Sciences program located in the Middle Atlantic Region (Delaware, New Jersey,
 New York and Pennsylvania) are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African, and/or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
 or who have disabilities.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Amount:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432"> Up to $2,500<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Number of Awards Available:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432"> 5<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Application Deadline:</span></strong><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432"> Thursday, December 5, 2019  4:30 PM ET<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif;color:#353432">Details and application available from the <a href="https://nnlm.gov/MAR_LIS"><span style="color:#2E4E74">National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region</span></a>.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Thanks!<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Kate<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Kate Flewelling, MLIS<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Executive Director<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Health Sciences Library System / University of Pittsburgh<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="mailto:flewkate@pitt.edu"><span style="color:blue">flewkate@pitt.edu</span></a>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><a href="http://nnlm.gov/mar/"><span style="color:blue">http://nnlm.gov/mar/</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Pronouns: she, her, hers<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Chair, Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Medical Library Association<o:p></o:p></p>
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