Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Grant amount: Approximately US $1,500

Anticipated deadline: Jan 26, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship, Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United States

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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 intended to encourage students who have an interest in international library work and enable them to participate in IFLA early in their careers. The scholarship covers conference registration, passport fee (if applicable), international economy-class air travel, ground transportation, meals, and lodging.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited school of library and information science at the time of the upcoming 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.