DEADLINE MAY 17TH: New, better awards to support meeting attendance at Midwest Chapter/MLA in October!

Exciting news from the Midwest Chapter/Medical Library Association Awards and Scholarships Committee! We’ve been listening to our members, and after approval at the Board meeting last week, the awards to support attendance at the Midwest Chapter Annual Meeting just got BETTER!!!
There is a NEW award to support meeting attendance that is open to anyone (not just students and first-time attendees), and now all meeting support awards include a FREE full conference registration as well as $500 to help cover your travel. Additionally, the deadlines have been moved to May 17th, to give you much more time to plan for
conference attendance.
Check out the awards page for complete eligibility and application information: midwestmla.org/committees/awards/
Annual Meeting Grant (midwestmla.org/committees/awards/)
Supports the attendance of librarians and library staff at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting. Two $500 awards with free, full conference registration are available each year.
First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant (midwestmla.org/committees/awards/)
Supports the first-time attendance of Midwest Chapter members at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting. Two $500 awards with free full conference registration are available each year.
Learn more about the 2013 annual meeting, held in East Peoria, IL from October 4-8: hsli.org/midwestmla2013/
Also, don’t forget that papers and posters are eligible for Research Awards! More info at midwestmla.org/committees/awards/
Applications are due to Jere Odell by May 17th, 2013, so don’t delay!
If you have any questions, contact Liz Fine Weinfurter (eweinfur@umn.edu, 612-624-6492) or Jere Odell (jdodell@iupui.edu, (317-274-5992).

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