Medical Library Association Scholarship

The Medical Library Association is offering a scholarship of up to $5000 to encourage library school students who show excellence in scholarship and potential for accomplishment in health science librarianship.


  1. Applicant must be a student entering an ALA-accredited library school OR a student who has at least one-half of the requirements of the program to finish when the scholarship is awarded in February.
  2. Applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence in either the United States or Canada.
  3. Past recipients of the MLA Scholarship or the MLA Scholarship for Minority Students are not eligible.

To Apply:

Applications forms can be requested from the Professional Development Department of the Medical Library Association or downloaded from the website listed above. The application packet includes: a completed application form; at least two and no more than three letters of reference; an official transcript from each college or university attended; and a statement of career objective. Return the completed forms to:

Professional Development Department
Attention: Lisa C. Fried
Medical Library Association
Suite 1900, 65 East Wacker Place
Chicago, IL 6061-7298
Phone: 312-419-9094, ext 28
Fax: 312-419-8950

Application Deadline: December 1