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2020 IFLA New Professionals WLIC Attendance Grants

2020 IFLA New Professionals WLIC Attendance Grants

These grants are specifically targeting new professionals with 3 to 10 years of experience who are personal members of IFLA or staff of an institutional member. These grants aim to empower and motivate newer librarians to engage with the international library field. The IFLA New Professionals grant will provide support for 29 delegates to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2020 in Dublin, Ireland.

What does the grant cover?

The grant will cover the full registration fee which will be done through an online booking system, using a special code.
Applicants must be able to attend the Congress and will be responsible for all other costs associated with Congress attendance.

Eligibility
  • The grant is available to librarians and library workers from all library types.
  • The applicant should have 3 to 10 years of experience in a library or information service.
  • The applicant must be a personal affiliate of IFLA or a staff member of an institutional member. Your membership code or the code of your institution is requested.
  • Priority is given to applicants who are a first-time attendee to the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.
  • The applicant must be eligible to obtain a visa for travel.
  • The applicant must declare that she/he is able to fund all other costs beyond the grant that are involved in attending the Congress, e.g. all hotel, travel and subsistence expenses NOT covered by the Grant.

Please complete the form below and attach a single PDF file merging the following documents:
  • Curriculum vitae (one page max);
  • Your motivation concerning the professional benefit of attending the conference (max. 300 words);
  • Statement from your employer indicating that you have their approval to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Dublin.

Important Dates
Submission deadline is
27 March 2020
Successful candidates will be notified by  10 May 2020