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IFLA Netherlands Conference Grant

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Last Update: February 24, 1998


IFLA Netherlands Conference Grant

The National Organising Committee for the 1998 IFLA Conference in Amsterdam is pleased to announce the availability of the "IFLA Netherlands Conference Grant" to partially support the participation of a number of delegates from developing countries and Eastern Europe to the 64th IFLA Congress, to be held in Amsterdam from August 16 to 21, 1998. The funds for the grant have been brought together by the Netherlands Ministry of Development Aid, and the Netherlands Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The Grants Committee is chaired by Mr Paul Nauta, Former Secretary General of IFLA.

The grant is only intended to partially cover participation costs and at a maximum will only cover travel, accommodation and a per diem allowance. Registration fees must be covered by the recipient and need to be paid in advance before May 15, 1998.

Criteria for selection

Applicants should have a minimum of five years of professional experience and should be actively involved in the work of their national association for librarianship or information science. In the appointment of travel grants, educators will be given priority. In appointing grants, the Grants Committee will look for a balance between all sectors of library and information work.


All applications should be made on the official application form and should be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and information on present occupation.

The application form is available from:

Grants Committee Secretariat IFLA '98

Mr Richard Saris

P.O. Box 43300
2504 AH The Hague
The Netherlands
Tel +31 703090325
Fax +31 70 30 90 200
E-mail: saris@nblc.nl

Deadline for applications

The deadline for all applications is March 31