Grant for Next Library 2013

The call for applications - Scholarship Grant for Next Library 2013 - is now closed. 

About the Grantees 2013

The Next Library Committee is reviewing the applications. 

Below the copy of the call:

It is our great pleasure to announce that due to funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation it is possible to offer 5 travel grants to support colleagues from low-resourced countries to attend the 2013 Next Library conference in Aarhus.

Successful candidates receive support in the form of conference fee plus travel, accommodation, meals / per diem for a maximum total grant of EUR 2200. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. Under exceptional circumstances and depending on travel costs, funding of up to EUR 2.700 may be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who are living and working in low-resourced countries.

Eligible are those

  • who are currently working in a public library
  • who have documented endorsement by institution/library
  • who are library and information professionals with at least three years, but no more than eight years, of library or information science experience
  • and who have sufficient English skills, as Next Library 2013 will be conducted entirely in English

Priority may be given to those who in addition are contributing as a speaker or moderator in a workshop at Next Library 2013.

Submission deadline: 1 March 2013. Please send your completed application in print including signature and endorsement as an attachment by email to:

Also: Please send a printed application form with your original signature by mail to:

Att: Lotte Duwe Nielsen
Citizens' Services & Libraries
Møllegade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Download the application form here!
Next Library 2013 gratefully acknowledges grant funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


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