SLIC is offering bursaries to the CILIPS Annual Conference - Reinvigorate and Renew: Emerging into a better, brighter, new world which will take place online this year on the 7th and 8th of June. The two-day event is the largest conference for library and information professionals in Scotland. This year, guest speakers include Marie Østergaard, Library Director of Aarhus Public Libraries and Dokk1 in Denmark and Kerry Hudson – renowned author of Lowborn.  If you are a CILIP member working in a Scottish public, school library or further education library you can apply to attend through the SLIC CILIPS Bursary Scheme.

To apply for a bursary, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Work for a public library service in Scotland
  • OR work for a school library service
  • Or a Further Education Library and/or Learning Centre 
  • Be a current member of CILIP – you should submit your membership number on your application
  • Submit a résumé of no more than 500 words outlining why you would like to attend the conference and what learning you anticipate taking back to your workplace
  • Check with your line manager that you can attend the conference for the full two days

Please note: the bursary will cover the full conference delegate two day package and delegates are expected to be present for the full conference. The bursary is non transferable.

Applications should be submitted by 5.00pm on Monday 8th March at the latest. You can find out more about the CILIPS Conference Reinvigorate and Renew: Emerging into a better, brighter, new world by visiting the CILIPS website.  

Apply for Bursary
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Your job title
Your CILIP membership number
The library service you work for
Your work email address
Your work telephone number
Please submit a résumé of no more than 500 words outlining why you would like to attend the conference and what learning you anticipate taking back to your workplace

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