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Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships

MLA offers a variety of funding opportunities to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to pursue professional development.

Deadline for applications is December 1, except as noted. Email submission is preferred.





Medical Library Association
ATTN: Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships
65 East Wacker Place, Suite 1900
Chicago, IL 60601-7246

MLA will acknowledge receipt of all applications. Applicants must receive an email notification that materials were received by MLA on or before December 1 for applications to be considered. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Honoring Our Past:

Previous Recipients

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Eligibility, Submission Criteria, etc.

Ysabel Bertolucci MLA Annual Meeting Grant Application Details
Naomi C. Broering Hispanic Heritage Grant Application Details
Continuing Education Award Application Details
Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship Application Details
EBSCO/MLA Annual Meeting Grant Application Details
Eugene Garfield Research Fellowship Application Details
Hospital Libraries Section/MLA Professional Development Grant Application Details
David A. Kronick Traveling Fellowship Application Details
Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship (deadline is November 15) Application Details
Librarians without Borders® Ursula Poland International Scholarship Application Details
Medical Informatics Section/MLA Career Development Grant Application Details
MLA Research, Development, and Demonstration Project Grant Application Details
MLA Scholarship Application Details
MLA Scholarship for Minority Students Application Details
MLA/NLM Spectrum Scholarship See ALA Spectrum Program
Thomson Reuters/ MLA Doctoral Fellowship Application Details

For information on National Library of Medicine grants, visit the NLM Extramural Programs Website.

MLA Grants Brochure: A brief description of all MLA grants, scholarships, fellowships, awards and honors.

For more information on the procedures on grants, scholarships, and fellowships, contact, 312.419.9094, x15.

Visit MLA Sections and Chapters for information on additional grants and awards.