Applications are now being accepted for the 2017/2018 Kevin Freeman Travel Grant.

Click here for more information about the Kevin Freeman Travel Grant. 

To apply, you must:

1. Be a regular, paraprofessional, or student member of the Music Library Association, AND

2. Either be:

- in the first three years of your career,
- a graduate library school student aspiring to become a music librarian, or
- a recent graduate (within one year of degree) of a graduate program in librarianship who is seeking a professional position as a music librarian.

Previous applicants who still qualify are welcome to reapply.

At least one grant will be awarded to a first-time attendee, if applicable. At least one grant will be awarded to an individual from an underrepresented minority group, if applicable.

Awardees of the Diversity Scholarship Award will be automatically considered for the Travel Grant.

Please submit an application using the web form below by the end of the day on September 29, 2017. Two letters of support, also due on September 29, 2017, must be emailed by recommenders directly to Kyra Folk-Farber, Chair of the Kevin Freeman Travel Grant Committee. Acceptable file formats include PDF, Word, or plain email text. Please ask recommenders to include “Kevin Freeman Travel Grant” in the subject of the message.

Grant recipients will be notified in early November and publicly announced at the MLA 2018 Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. If you have any questions about the award, please contact Kyra at the email address below.

Kyra Folk-Farber
Chair, Kevin Freeman Travel Grant Committee
Music Librarian
University of California, Santa Barbara

* 1. First Name

* 2. Last Name

* 3. Email Address

* 4. Institution

* 5. Reasons for attending the MLA Annual Conference and why you are a good candidate for this grant:

* 6. Detailed total budget including travel costs for attendance:

* 7. Information about any other grants, matching funds, institutional support you expect to receive:

* 8. The number of times you have attended the national MLA meeting:

* 9. Are you part of an underrepresented minority group?

* 10. If you answered "yes" to Question 9, with which underrepresented minority group do you identify? (Optional.)

* 11. Please confirm that you have emailed a current resume or C.V. to