Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
280
Days
November 15 2023
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
N/A
Renewable
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Medical Library Association MLA Scholarship for Underrepresented Students

Description

A scholarship is awarded annually by the Medical Library Association (MLA) to a student who shows excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health sciences librarianship. The scholarship is announced at the annual conference of the association, where the recipient will also receive a one-year MLA student membership and free inclusive student registration at the associationÔÇÖs annual conference. The applicant must be a member of an underrepresented group, such as Black/African-American, Latinx, Asian, Aboriginal, North American Indian or Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander. The applicant must be entering a master's program at an American Library Association-accredited graduate library school or, at the time of the granting of the scholarship (March), have completed no more than one-half of the academic requirements of the graduate program. Membership in MLA is not required. Please visit the scholarshipÔÇÖs website for more information.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Library and Information Sciences
  • CheckmarkRestricted by ethnic heritage: Latin American/Caribbean, African
  • CheckmarkRestricted to: Canadian

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Copy of library school's catalog or web page, which states the number of credits needed for a degree
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Transcript
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