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From: Linares, Brenda M [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Monday, October 24, 2016 11:05 AM
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Subject: [MACMLA-L] FW: Naomi C. Broering Hispanic Heritage Grant - MLA

Hello,

Please see the opportunity below.

Brenda Linares, MLIS, AHIP
Outreach Librarian,
Coordinator of User Services Research Assistants &
Co-Liaison to UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Health Sciences Library
UNC Chapel Hill , Campus Box #7585,
Chapel Hill NC 27599-7585
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Tel 919-962-0801; Fax 919-966-5592


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From: Bou-Crick, Carmen
Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 4:32 PM
To: Southern Chapter-MLA ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>) <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Cc: Van Schaik, JoAnn <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>; [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Subject: Naomi C. Broering Hispanic Heritage Grant - MLA

Dear Colleagues:
The Naomi C. Broering Hispanic Heritage Grant will award $1,000 each year to a person of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, or a person who has an interest in Hispanic/Latino Community information services.  Librarians who want to pursue a professional activity in the latest medical information services using the latest technical formats are encouraged to apply.  The intent is to encourage health information professionals to gain knowledge about these important areas of practice and support MLA's emphasis on evolving roles for the profession.  The grant may be used for professional development and/or research activities in the areas of medical information services.  Applicants must be members of MLA.
Please forward this information to any interested librarians who want to apply for this grant.  Deadline to submit is December 1, 2016.
Ready to Submit an Application?

Choose the 2017 Broering Grant online application form<http://www.mlanet.org/e/sx/tk/eid=30>.  The completed online form and supporting documents must be received by December 1.  Incomplete and late submissions will not be considered.
Additional information about the Naomi C. Broering Hispanic Heritage Grant:
Eligibility

  *   The applicant must be a member of MLA.
  *   The applicant must have the potential to make or has made significant contributions to medical information services using the latest technologies.
  *   The applicant may be either a recent graduate or a librarian with significant experience in health sciences libraries.
  *   The applicant may be a member of the Hispanic/Latino minority group or have an interest in providing Hispanic/Latino Community information services.
  *   The applicant must be a citizen of or have permanent residence in either the United States or Canada.
  *   The grant may be used for professional development and/or research activities in the areas of medical information services.

Terms

  *   A completed application form must be submitted not later than December 1.
  *   The applicant must submit a detailed specific description of the professional development and/or research activity for which support is requested.
  *   The applicant must submit a statement of interest/previous activity in the area of medical informatics or data management.
  *   The applicant must submit a current curriculum vitae.
  *   The applicant must submit detailed itemization of financial support requested. Depending on the qualifications/requests of the candidates, the jury may recommend that the grant not be awarded in a given year.
  *   The period of disbursement will not exceed one year past the date of the MLA annual meeting.
  *   MLA will acknowledge applications upon receipt via email.
Good luck to all applicants!
Kind regards,
Carmen

Carmen Bou-Crick, MSLS, AHIP
Librarian Assistant Professor
Department of Health Informatics
Head, Reference & Education
The Louis Calder Memorial Library
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
P. O. Box 061950 (R-950)
Miami, FL  33101
Phone: (305) 243-1967
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