[mla-nynj] MLA Scholarships

Robb Mackes rmackes at delamed.org
Wed Oct 20 19:15:58 UTC 2010


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MLA offers a variety of grants and scholarships to assist qualified
students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing
health sciences librarians to take advantage of opportunities for
continuing professional development.  The deadline for applications is
December 1, 2010, unless otherwise noted.


Continuing Education Grant
Applications due December 1, 2010

The Medical Library Association (MLA) is now accepting applications for
the Continuing Education (CE) Grant. The grant can be used to develop
one's knowledge of the theoretical, administrative, or technical aspects
of librarianship, and may be used either for MLA courses or for other CE
activities. Applicants should have 2+ years of professional library
experience. Awards range from $100 to $500 and more than one CE award
may be offered in a year.  Eligibility requirements and additional
information are available at
http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/grants/ce_app_20100909.pdf.  For questions,
contact Kay Chapa, CE Grant Jury Chair  at
kay.chapa at utsouthwestern.edu). 


Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship   DONE
Applications due December 1, 2010

Applications are now being accepted for the Cunningham Memorial
International Fellowship. The Fellowship is awarded annually to health
sciences librarian from countries outside the United States and Canada.
The fellowship provides for attendance at the MLA 2012 Annual Meeting in
Seattle, Washington and travel to library host sites in the United
States and Canada. Eligibility requirements and additional information
are available at www.mlanet.org/awards/grants.  For questions, contact
Joanne Muellenbach, Cunningham Jury Chair, at jmuellenbach at tcmedc.org. 


David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship 
Applications due December 1, 2010

The Kronick Fellowship provides $2000 to an experienced librarian to
support travel and research promoting excellence in health sciences
librarianship.  The award covers expenses for traveling to three or more
medical libraries in the United States or Canada for the purpose of
studying a specific aspect of health information management.
Eligibility requirements and additional information are available at
http://mlanet.org/pdf/grants/kronick_app_20090909.pdf.  Contact Eric
Albright, Kronick Jury Chair at eric.albright at tufts.edu with any
questions.


Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship
Application deadline is November 15, 2010

MLA  is now accepting applications for The Donald A. B. Lindberg
Research Fellowship.  The purpose of this fellowship is to fund research
aimed at expanding the research knowledgebase, linking the information
services provided by librarians to improved health care and advances in
biomedical research. The endowment will provide a *$10,000* grant,
awarded by MLA through a competitive grant process, to a qualified
health sciences librarian, informatician, health professional,
researcher, educator, or health administrator. Research, in alignment
with MLA's research agenda's top ranked research questions, is preferred
over other areas of research and is located at
http://www.mlanet.org/research/agenda_2008.html.  Eligibility
requirements and additional information are available at
www.mlanet.org/awards/grants/.  For questions, contact Lisa C. Fried,
MLA's Credentialing, Professional Recognition and Career Coordinator at
mlapd2 at mlahq.org. 


EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant
Applications due December 1, 2010 

The EBSCO Annual Meeting Grant http://mlanet.org/awards/grants/
sponsored by EBSCO Information Services, enables MLA members to attend
the association's annual meeting. Each year, grants of up to $1,000 for
travel and meeting-related expenses are given to four librarians.
Applicants must have between two to five years' experience in the
profession at the time of the MLA '11 annual meeting to qualify.
Eligibility requirements and additional information are available at
http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/grants/ebsco_app_20100909.pdf.  For questions,
contact Sandy De Groote, EBSCO Annual Meeting Grant Jury Chair at
sgroote at uic.edu. 


Hospital Libraries Section/MLA Professional Development Grant
Applications due December 1, 2010 

Sponsored by the Hospital Library Section, the HLS/MLA Professional
Development Grant provides up to two librarians working in hospitals and
similar clinical settings with the support needed for educational or
research activities.  Complete details and the application form are
available at http://mlanet.org/pdf/grants/hls_app_20090909.pdf.  For
questions, contact  Anne Heimann, HLS/MLA Professional Development Grant
Jury Chair at anne.heimann at bryanlgh.org or via phone at 402-481-3908. 


Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant
Applications due December 1, 2010 

The Medical Informatics Section (MIS)/MLA Career Development Grant
provides one recipient with an award of $1500 in support of a career
development activity that contributes to advancement in the field of
medical informatics. Applicants must have an MLS or equivalent degree
and it is preferred the applicant is a member of the MLA MIS Section.
Further details, submission guidelines and an application are located at
http://mlanet.org/pdf/grants/medinfo_app_20100909.pdf.  Contact Jury
Chair Carrie Iwema at iwema at pitt.edu for additional information or with
questions.


MLA Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant
Applications due December 1, 2010

The MLA Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant is
awarded annually to support projects that will promote excellence in the
field of health sciences librarianship and information sciences. Grants
will not be given to support an activity that is operational in nature
or has only local usefulness. Grants range up to $1,000 and more than
one grant may be awarded in a year.  An application and details about
the grant can be accessed at
http://mlanet.org/pdf/grants/res_app_20090909.pdf.  For questions,
contact Gary Kaplan,  Jury Chair, at gary.kaplan at jefferson.edu. 


MLA Scholarship 
Applications due December 1, 2010 
   
The Medical Library Association is accepting applications for its annual
scholarship. 
The award provides up to $5,000 to a student who shows excellence in
scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences
librarianship.  Applicants must be citizens of or have permanent
residence in either the United States or Canada.  Application form, with
complete details about eligibility factors and the submission process,
can be found at: http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/grants/schol_app_20090714.pdf
or http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/grants/schol_app_20090714.rtf.  For
questions, contact  A'Llyn Ettien, Jury Chair, at aettien3 at bu.edu. 


MLA Scholarship for Minority Students
Applications due December 1, 2010
 
The MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Jury is accepting applications
for 2010-2011. 
A scholarship of up to $5000 will be granted to a minority student in a
Masters program at an ALA-accredited Library School. The runner up will
receive a $1000 scholarship to attend the MLA 2011 in Minneapolis, MN.
Complete details at:
http://www.mlanet.org/pdf/grants/min_app_20090715.pdf.  For questions,
contact Dorothy Sinha, Jury Chair at Dorothy.sinha at va.gov. 





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