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MLA Scholarship, Medical Library Association (MLA)


Are you interested in a scholarship of up to $5,000.00? The Medical Library Association (MLA) wants to support your excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship through its scholarship for underrepresented students. The recipient will also receive one year of student membership in MLA and free inclusive student registration at the 2021 annual meeting. Application information and materials available here.

How to Apply:

All application materials (including official transcripts and letters of recommendation) due to MLA Headquarters by website submission, fax, email, or postal mail by December 1, 2020. Applicant must:

  • Be a member of an underrepresented group, such as Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Asian, Aboriginal, North American Indian or Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander;
  • Be entering a Master’s program at an ALA-accredited graduate library school OR at the time of the granting of the scholarship (February 2021), have completed no more than one-half of the academic requirements of the graduate program;
  • Be a citizen of or have permanent residence in either the United States or Canada;
  • Not be a past recipient of the MLA Scholarship or the MLA Scholarship for Minority Students