Application for a Members Only Bursary to attend IALL Annual Conference

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Please fill out all parts of the form. All information, letters of reference and supporting documents must be in English and submitted as PDF documents with this application form; see below.

IALL Membership History

Degrees Earned


Two letters in English are required; one must be from your current employer:

Itemized estimate of covered expenses

(calculated in US dollars)


Note: the bursary recipient will be expected to supplement the funds awarded by IALL with other sources, including personal funds, if necessary.

Required Documentation

Must be in English

  • Personal Statement
  • Letter of Reference 1 (from Employer)
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • CV/Resume

In submitting this application, I certify and agree to the following:

  • I understand that the bursary will be disbursed to me in U.S. funds ONLY by bank draft (drawn on a US bank) or electronic funds transfer into a bank account I supply to the IALL Treasurer.
  • I will provide the IALL Treasurer receipts documenting my expenses, if requested.
  • If awarded a bursary, I will complete the online Registration Form and indicate whether or not I wish to attend the various social events, the Pre-Conference Workshop, and the Post-Conference Session. (All registration fees, unless otherwise indicated on the Registration Form, are gratis for bursary winners. I understand that registration for the Pre-Conference Workshop is limited and may not be available if all seats filled at the time I register.)
  • I understand that IALL bursaries are not designed for students or those not currently in employment.
  • I am not a student.
  • I am currently employed in librarianship and there is significant legal context to my work.
  • I am a current dues paying Individual member of IALL for 2020.
  • I have been a dues paying personal member of IALL for at least the two preceding years (2018 and 2019).