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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

MLA-CMI Fellowship application deadline - 1 December 2015

MLA Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship 

The purpose of the MLA Cunningham Memorial International Fellowship is to assist in the education and training of health science librarians from countries outside the United States and Canada. The Cunningham Fellowships were established in 1967 with a bequest from the estate of Eileen R.
Cunningham. The first fellowship was awarded in 1972 at the annual meeting in San Diego, CA. This program continues to train and motivate international librarians with the latest advances in the health information profession. The fellowship supports attendance at the MLA annual meeting and observation and supervised work in one or more medical libraries in the United States and Canada. The fellowship also permits access to MLA-sponsored online Continuing Education courses for a one year period beginning January of the fellowship year. International Cooperation Section members assist in planning the fellows itinerary and schedule while in the United States, serving as hosts or host institutions for the fellow, and providing mentorship opportunities during the annual meeting. 


* The applicant must have both an undergraduate degree and a master's level library degree. The latter requirement may be waived. (Transcripts or a copy of your diploma and grades for courses taken at both the undergraduate and graduate levels should be sent at the same time as the
* The applicant must be working or preparing to work in a health science library in his or her own country.
* The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of a country other than the United States or Canada.
* The applicant is not required to be a member of MLA.
* Past recipients of the Cunningham fellowship are ineligible. 

The completed application with documentation must be received by December 1.
Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified by March. 
For more about the MLA and CMI Fellowship visit 

Satish S. Munnolli, PhD 
Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) 
Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) 
Sector 22  Kharghar 
Navi Mumbai 410210 
Tel: +91 22 2740 5026 ; Fax: +91 22 2740 5085 
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