Apply for the Mary K. Haver Consumer Health Professional Development Grant!
The Mary K. Haver Consumer and Patient Health Information Services Professional Development Grant provides members working in consumer health librarianship with the support needed for educational activities. This grant may be used to attend conferences, obtain training, or take continuing education classes.
· Hold a graduate degree in library science.
· Be a practicing health sciences information professional or transitioning between career paths and/or employment opportunities.
· Have at least two years of experience in consumer health librarianship or Level I Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) certification.
· Be a member of MLA. (membership options)
The applicant may not have received an MLA grant, scholarship, or other awards within the last year. Preference is given to applicants that belong to the Consumer and Patient Health Information Services Caucus.
One to four grants will be awarded per year, with a maximum (aggregate) award of $1000. The amount requested and actual grant awarded may not necessarily be the same amount.
For the full description of the grant, please read the Mary K. Haver Consumer Health Professional Development Grant page (MLA login required). The application closes on November 15.
Please contact jury chair Nell Aronoff with any questions.