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Research Grant available from Southern Chapter / Medical Library Association

Are you planning a research project?  Could you use support to pay for all or parts of the costs of your study?  If so, please consider applying for the Southern Chapter Research Grant!  (see

The Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association provides grant support for research projects in order to promote and stimulate excellence in the field of health science librarianship and the information sciences. Grants may be used to support all or part of the costs of a study, up to a maximum of $1000. The SC/MLA Research Project Grants are awarded at the Annual Meeting.

Before submitting a full application for a research grant, applicants must submit, by May 15th, a letter of intent . By June 15, if the letter of intent is accepted, applicants will be assigned a volunteer research mentor and invited to submit a full proposal. The full proposal is due by August 1st.

For specifics about the Letter of Intent, due May 15, please  see:

Please contact Lee Vucovich directly with further questions.  (205-934-2230)
Southern Chapter Research Committee Chair

Legacy Scholarship Applications Due January 10, 2014

Recommend a student or consider applying for the annual GHSLA Legacy Scholarship.  The Legacy Scholarship was established to provide assistance to a student enrolled in a library and information studies program who intends to pursue a career in health sciences librarianship. The individual must be a current student attending an accredited program with a minimum of 9 earned credit hours.  The scholarship will cover registration for the Annual GHSLA meeting and one nights lodging.  For eligibility guidelines and more information check out the application here:  Legacy Scholarship Application.

The application packet must be received by January 10, 2014.

December 1st Deadline for MLA Grants and Scholarships

Don’t forget to check out the grants and scholarships available annually from the Medical Library Association.  MLA offers a variety of scholarships and grants 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.  Click here for more info.