Research4Life grants submission for 2020

17 October, 2019

​​Apply now for grants supporting the use of Research4Life in low-income countries

The Medical Library Association (MLA) has opened the call for applications for the MLA Librarians without Borders® / Elsevier Foundation/ Research4Life Grants. Applications will be open until 1 December 2019.

Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, the grants support training activities that promote the use of the scientific resources available in Research4Life in low-income countries. Grants range from USD 1,500 to USD 5,000 and are distributed in June following the MLA annual meeting. The project should be completed by 31 December 2021. Individuals/institutions involved in any aspect of the Research4Life programme are encouraged to apply.

Some example projects to get inspired include: increasing mechanisms for promoting the Research4Life programs and their training resources, conducting workshops at you institution, or organizing an online course on Research4Life targeting specific audiences.

For information on eligibility, terms and how to apply including an application checklist, go to or contact 'MLA grants coordinator’ at

Submitted by: Lenny Rhine (

HIFA profile: Lenny Rhine is University Librarian Emeritus at the University of Florida, USA. His interests include: delivery of health information in developing and transitional countries; electronic health information; Internet resources; and training for identifying, filtering and using Internet resources. rhinel AT