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Deadline Extended for Research Training Institute 2024: Apply by March 8, 2024

You still have time to apply for RTI ’24!

The application period has been extended! Submit your application by March 8, 2024, 11:59 p.m., central time.

The Research Training Institute (RTI) Assessment Findings have found the RTI Fellowship Program is highly effective in increasing the level of research knowledge, confidence, and productivity of participants, while addressing key MLA core values.

You do not need to be an MLA member to apply! Share the news with your colleagues who may be interested in developing their research skills.

RTI also offers numerous scholarship opportunities to MLA members help cover the cost of the program. Nonmembers are encouraged to explore membership options to gain access to scholarships and other member benefits.

Here’s what other RTI Fellows have said about their experience:

  • “Participating in the RTI has been like getting a mini-PhD.”
  • “Excellent instructors, curriculum content, and course readings”
  • “RTI has helped me approach my research ideas from a place of empowerment instead of apprehension.”
  • “I now feel confident in my ability to forge forth with a project I’m passionate about.”
  • “One of the most productive and professional fulfilling milestones of my career.”


What is the application process?

Prepare and submit:

  • RTI Application form
  • CV or biosketch
  • Letter of support from your director, dean, or administrator indicating support

Additional details are available on MLANET.


Are scholarships available?

Yes! The Institute offers several scholarship opportunities.


What if you have questions?

For questions regarding the institute, application process, or scholarships, please contact the project director, Susan Lessick, AHIP, FMLA.

Be sure to follow @RTIatMLA on X (formerly Twitter) for additional updates.

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