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Application Deadline: February 1, 2013


The NLM Associate Fellowship Program is open to U.S. and Canadian library and information science professionals, as well as graduate students completing their degrees. The qualification requirements are:

  • Master's degree in an ALA-approved library/information science program, earned by August of the year of appointment or within 2 years.
  • United States or Canadian citizenship
    Note: Canadians with ALA-accredited Master's degrees should use the same application process as U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens will receive first preference.
  • Experience is desirable, but not essential.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), managed and operated by Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), administers this program for the National Library of Medicine through an interagency agreement with the Department of Energy.


Associate Program Application:

If you meet the qualification requirements listed, please click on the links below to access the application and reference forms.  Be sure to carefully follow the instructions provided for each form to ensure that all required information is submitted.

Application Form pdf  Reference Form  pdf

Contact Us:

If you have questions about the application or if the preceding file formats do not meet your needs, please contact:

      1299 Bethel Valley Road
      Oak Ridge, TN 37830-0117
      Phone: (865) 576-9975
      Fax: (865) 574-2846

Additional questions about the program may be addressed to:

      Kathel Dunn, Program Coordinator
      NLM Associate Fellowship Program
      8600 Rockville Pike
      Building 38, Room 2N-05, MSC 3818
      Bethesda, MD 20894
      Phone: (301) 435-4083
      Fax: (301) 480-2370


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