2019 Midwest Chapter/MLA Awards and Scholarships

Apply Today!

Growing up in the Milwaukee area, I didn’t always think of Harley Davidson motorcycles as exclusively “Milwaukee” but, now that I don’t live there, I don’t hear the loud “braap” and hum of Harley motorcycles nearly as often.  So I’m looking forward to the Chapter meeting this fall and can’t help but imagine driving down I-94 with Born to be Wild by Steppenwolf playing on the radio…

Get your motor runnin’

By applying for the First-Time Attendee Annual Meeting Grant.  If you haven’t attended the conference before and need some financial support, apply today.

Head out on the highway

If you need some help getting on the highway to the conference, check out the Annual Meeting Grant.

Lookin’ for adventure / and whatever comes our way

Library science students!  Experience an adventure of networking, learning, and having some fun with other library colleagues with a little extra cash in your pocket.  Apply for the Student Annual Meeting Grant!

Yeah Darlin’ go make it happen / Take the world in a love embrace

Do you know a librarian who has made it happen; someone who has made an amazing impact on the profession by serving the Midwest Chapter?  If so, nominate the person today for the Distinguished Librarian of the Year Award.

Fire all of your guns at once / and explode into space

Have you, your library, organization, or other group provided an out of this world service, program, technology, or other work that has improved delivery or management of health information?  Apply for the Jean Williams Sayre Innovation Award.  

Like a true nature’s child / We were born, born to be wild

We can climb so high / I never wanna die

Born to be wild / Born to be wild

Be wild – take a risk – apply for a Midwest Chapter/MLA meeting grant or award today.

For additional information, please contact Awards and Scholarships Committee, Midwest Chapter/MLA.  Email: awards@midwestmla.org

Submitted by Eileen Severson


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