Research Project Grants
Eligibility, Terms, and Application Information
The Southern Chapter of the Medical Library Association provides grant support for research projects in order to promote and stimulate excellence in the field of health science librarianship and the information sciences. Grants may be used to support all or part of the costs of a study, up to a maximum of $1000. SC/MLA may award more than one grant in a year for a maximum of $1000 in any one year.
Criteria originally published in Southern Expressions Winter, 1992; 8(1).
Revised June 2003.
The SC/MLA Research Project Grants are awarded at the Annual Meeting. Before submitting a full application for a research grant, applicants must submit, by May 15th, a letter of intent. By June 15 , if the letter of intent is accepted, applicants will be assigned a volunteer research mentor and invited to submit a full proposal. The full proposal is due by August 1 .
Prepare your proposal as a separate word processing document using 12-point typeface. Use outside margins of at least 1". Type the project title and page number in the top right corner of each page. Identify the numbered sections of the proposal, and double-space between sections.
Research Proposal Instructions:
Please prepare your research proposal according to the following outline:
A report to the Research Committee will be required at the conclusion of the first quarter, on or before February 1 of the year following the award's presentation. This report should document the status of the project's activities, including a list of all expenses to date, and a list of activities planned for the next three quarters. A final report to the Research Committee is due by October 1 of the year following the award's presentation, documenting the year's work on the funded project. The report should include a complete financial accounting, as well as interim -or final - project results.
Checklist of Enclosures:
By August 1, submit completed application packet to the Chair of the Research Committee.
DONATE: Donate to the Research Grant fund.