24 December 2011

2012 Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship

2012 Rovelstad Scholarship recipient named

The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend WLIC 2012.

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 and 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 2012 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.

Financial Details

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


  • Complete applications must be submitted using CLIR's online application form by January 23, 2012
  • The award recipient will be notified by April 6, 2012

For information and applications, please visit the Rovelstad Scholarship in International Librarianship 2012 webpage.

Questions about the application process or the program should be directed to rovelstad@clir.org.