IFLA Congress Fellowship-Columbus, Ohio

100 Fellowship Grants Available to Attend IFLA 2016 in Columbus, OH, August 13-19, 2016


Deadline December 31st. Apply Now


The IFLA 2016 National Committee for next year’s World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 13-19, 2016 is offering 100 $1,000 scholarships to help librarians, library staff and library students from North American participate in the Congress.

The IFLA 2016 National Committee, through generous donations from the North American library community, will offer up to one hundred 1.000 USD fellowships to librarians, library staff, and library students in the USA and Canada to attend the IFLA Congress in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

As each individual’s ability to cover certain costs through other means will be different the use of fellowship funds will be flexible to cover registration, travel, lodging, or daily expenses. Fellowship staff will work with individual fellows on the disbursement of funds.

Application Procedures

Your application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume (including educational background), submitted as a PDF attachment
  • A statement (250 words maximum) on how you will benefit from your participation in the IFLA Congress

The application deadline is 31 December 2015. All applications will be acknowledged via email upon receipt.

Selection of the fellows will be made in January 2016 with notification in early February 2016.