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Library and Information Science Student Outreach Award – Apply to attend ALA MidWinter!

Posted by on November 12th, 2019 Posted in: All of Us, Exhibits, Funding

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, is pleased to offer funding for up to five current Library and Information Science students to attend ALA MidWinter.

The purpose of this award is to increase exposure to health sciences librarianship and information outreach among Library and Information Sciences students, especially from underrepresented groups.

The award provides funding for students to attend the ALA Midwinter Conference in January 2020 and participate in meetings, the National Library of Medicine exhibit booth and other activities designed for them to learn about health information outreach and the All of Us Research Program.


Library and Information Science (LIS) students residing in and currently attending an ALA-accredited Library or Information Sciences program located in the Middle Atlantic Region (Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania) are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, Middle Eastern/North African, and/or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander or who have disabilities.

Amount: Up to $2,500

Number of Awards Available: 5

Application Deadline: Thursday, December 5, 2019 – 4:30 PM ET

Details and application available from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region.

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This project is funded by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Cooperative Agreement Number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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