December 15, 2012

Rovelstad Scholarships in International Librarianship

Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

Study Type: Library and information science
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: Mathilde and Howard Rovelstad
Scholarship can be taken at: Singapore

Scholarship Description
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

The scholarship is made possible through the generosity of Mathilde and Howard Rovelstad.

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited school of library and information science at the time of the 2013 IFLA annual meeting. They must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants should have an interest in cooperative endeavors with international libraries, international standards, or other international library and information issues.

Eligible groups
Citizens or permanent residents of the United States

Number of awards
One (1)

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship is intended to encourage students who have an interest in international library work and enable them to participate in IFLA early in their careers. The 2013 IFLA annual meeting takes place in Singapore, August 17-23.

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship covers conference registration, passport fee (if applicable), international economy-class air travel, ground transportation, meals, and lodging.

Method of Application
A complete application consists of the following items submitted through CLIR's online application system:
  • a completed and submitted online application form;
  • official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate-school records; and
  • two letters of reference submitted by reference providers through the online application system.
Complete applications must be submitted using CLIR's online application form by January 23, 2013.
The award recipient will be notified by April 5, 2013.

Questions about the application process or the program should be directed to

Scholarship Application Deadline: January 23, 2013 every year
Scholarship Open to International students: Yes

Resource: One-page flyer describing this scholarship (pdf)

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