Loyola University Chicago

Midwest Modern Language Association

Non-tenure Track Faculty and Independent Scholar Travel Awards

The MMLA offers a limited number of travel awards for part-time faculty, non-tenure-track faculty, and independent scholars who will be presenting at the upcoming conference. To be considered for these $250 awards, please send the following by October 1 to mmla@luc.edu.
  • A brief cover letter asking to be considered for the travel award.  Please indicate other institutional sources of support, if any. 
  • An abstract of the paper to be presented at the conference.
  • Your most recent CV.

Previous Winners of the Post-Graduate Travel Scholarships

MMLA ConventionWinners
2022
  • Heather Chac√≥n, Greensboro College 
  • Tamara Hill, Clark Atlanta University
  • Clare Fisher, St Mary's College of Maryland
  • Rebecca McCann, Independent Scholar
2021
  • Matthew Gilmore, Northwestern University
  • Miguel Rojo Polo, University of California, Davis
  • Emily Schlorf, Butler University
  • Yuanning (Estelle) Zhang, University of Chicago
2019
  • Aliza Benjamin, Temple University
  • Margaret Day Elsner, Sewanee University of the South
  • Ashley Kimura, San Francisco State University
  • Laura Lucci, University of Toronto
  • Michelle Mastro, Independent Scholar
  • Breen Wilkinson, Independent Scholar
  • Grace Williams, Siena Heights University
  • Michele Willman, University of Minnesota-Crookston