Apply for the MLA/Midwest Chapter First-Time Attendee Grant

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

April 27, 2017

(via Abigail Goben, University of Illinois at Chicago)

Are you thinking about attending your first MLA/Midwest Chapter meeting? If you have a master’s degree in library/information science and have never attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting before, apply for the Midwest Chapter/MLA First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant. Free full conference registration and a $500 award are available to support attendance is available for one attendee. The Chapter’s 2017 meeting is scheduled for October 13-16 in Ypsilanti, MI.

To qualify, applicants must be the following.

  • a current member of the Midwest Chapter/MLA
  • a resident of one of the following nine states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin
  • a holder of a master’s degree in library/information science
  • someone who has ever attended a Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting

Full details about the MLA/Midwest Chapter First-Time Attendee Award are available here. Information about awards sponsored by other MLA chapter can be found here. Applications are due Friday, May 26. If you have questions, please contact Nicole Theis-Mahon, Chair of the Awards and Scholarships Committee, at theis025@umn.edu. I’m also happy to speak with you about my experience having received this grant in the past. Please e-mail me at agoben@uic.edu.

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