2 March 2015

Sabinet announce participation grants for IFLA WLIC 2015

It is our great pleasure to announce that Sabinet has made funds available to sponsor 10 South African librarians to attend IFLA WLIC 2015.

This sponsorship comprises of funds for registration fees as well as two thousand rand (R2000.00) towards travel and/or accommodation.


  • Priority will be given to eight (8) public librarians as well as, two (2) academic librarians who have a focus in the area of information literacy¬†
  • Candidates requiring sponsorship will have to provide a motivational letter indicating how attending this conference will add value to their career, their organisation and the user population that they serve (max 200 words)
  • Candidates will also need to provide a letter of approval/permission from their head of institution expressing permission to attend the conference¬†


  • The additional funds for accommodation or travel can only be claimed after the conference by supplying the following supporting documentation
    • Grantees will be expected to provide a certificate of attendance, which will be issued at the IFLA conference
    • Proof of travel and/or accommodation cost incurred (payment confirmation etc.)

Application materials (motivational letter, letter of approval/permission) should be sent to cpf@sabinet.co.za.

Closing date: 1 May 2015

Last update: 2 March 2015