Friday, 6 January 2012

ARLIS/ UK & Ireland Conference Student Bursary

ARLIS Conference Student Bursary

Applications are invited for a single fully-funded place* at the annual conference for a full-time or part-time student working for a first degree or post-graduate qualification in librarianship and information studies.
This year's conference will be held in London:

From Beijing to Bloomsbury:
Art Librarianship in an Olympic Year

Woburn House Conference Centre, Bloomsbury, London
Wednesday 27th -29th June 2012

The conference themes are wide ranging, from cultural aspects and visual representations of the Olympics through to collaboration and our digitised future. The British Library, the many historic libraries of the University of London, the Wellcome Trust and the new University of the Arts Central St Martin’s campus are all nearby. Visiting these, and other important institutions will be part of the ARLIS UK experience. For more details, see our website:

To apply for the award, please submit the following by Friday 30th March 2012

1. A completed application form (see: or from the address below);
2. A résumé listing educational background, employment history and professional activities.

It is not a prerequisite of the award that the applicants are members of ARLIS.

*N.B. The award does not include travel costs and the winner must confirm in writing that he/she is able to meet the requirement of conference attendance. The recipient will be expected to submit a post-conference report to the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Council

The decisions of the Council and the Grants Panel shall be final, and no correspondence regarding these shall be entered into. The Council reserves the right to make no award if no suitable application is received.

Application papers should be returned to: Business Manager, ARLIS/UK & Ireland, The National Art Library, V&A, Cromwell Rd, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL. Tel: 020 7942 2317 Email:

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