Applications are now being accepted for the new MLA Paraprofessional/Public Librarian Conference Travel Grant.
The MLA Paraprofessional/Public Librarian Conference Travel Grant is intended to support travel and hotel expenses to attend the Music Library Association annual meeting. Grant(s) include a complimentary one-year MLA membership at the regular member level, the conference registration fee and a cash award, subject to approval of the current year’s budget by the MLA Board.
For more information about the award, please visit the MLA Paraprofessional/Public Librarian Conference Travel Grant page on the MLA website: https://www.musiclibraryassoc.org/general/custom.asp?page=ppl_fund
To apply, you must be working as a library paraprofessional or in a public library.
Applicants are not required to be a current members of the Music Library Association.
Previous applicants who still qualify are welcome to reapply.
Please submit an application at https://utk.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9oSv9BKuRKc3BP0 by the end of the day on Sunday, September 26, 2021. A current résumé or CV and two letters of support (e-mailed by recommenders directly) should also be sent to Chris Durman, Chair of the Music Library Association Conference Travel Grants Committee, at cdurman at utk. edu, by the deadline. Acceptable file formats include PDF, Word, or plain e-mail text. Please ask recommenders to include “Paraprofessional/Public Librarian Travel Grant” in the subject of the message.
Grant recipients will be notified in early November and publicly announced at the MLA 2021 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. If you have any questions about the award, please contact Chris Durman.