Financial Assistance for Attending MLA Convention

“As part of its mission to support the professional development of humanities scholars of all ranks and backgrounds, the MLA offers several types of financial assistance to prospective and current members.”

The Modern Language Association (MLA) is hosting its annual convention in January 2022, and they are offering a selection of grants and various types of assistance for those who are attending or are planning on attending the convention next year.

For graduate students, the Elective Council has decided to give a $400 reimbursement for current MLA members, who will travel to the annual MLA convention to attend pre-convention workshops, sessions in their areas of scholarly interest, meetings with job counselors, or interviews. This reimbursement is only available once during the student’s graduate studies. Application is open until December 1, 2021. For more information and to find the direct application link, please click here.

For information for non-tenure-track faculty members, unemployed members, and members living outside the United States and Canada please follow this general link that will direct you to the specific page that best fits your situation.


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I teach Shakespeare and the blue humanities at St. John's in New York City.

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