Student Bursaries

♦ Please note that applications for the 2017 award are now closed ♦

Annual Conference Student Award

The Annual Conference Student Award is open to full-time or part-time students working for a first degree or post-graduate qualification in librarianship and information studies. It is not essential that applicants are current members of ARLIS/UK & Ireland.

The purpose of this award is to enable one student per year to attend the ARLIS/UK & Ireland annual conference free of charge, thereby providing the opportunity to learn more of:

  • The range of visual arts library activity in the UK & Ireland and abroad
  • The nature and variety of visual arts librarianship as a subject specialisation
  • The work and wider network of ARLIS/UK & Ireland

The award consists of a single fully-funded place at the ARLIS/UK & Ireland Annual Conference. The award does not include travel costs.

To apply for the award, please submit a completed Application Form PDF (185KB) Word (82KB).
Please note the deadline for applications is Friday 24th March 2017. 

NOTES: If you are registered on an appropriate course at ANY point during the current year of the award you are eligible to apply. Previous applicants will be accepted. The decisions of the Council of ARLIS/UK & Ireland and its Grants Panel shall be final, and no correspondence regarding these shall be entered into. The Council of ARLIS/UK & Ireland reserves the right to make no award if no suitable application is received.

Previous award
The Grants Panel awarded the student bursary for the 2015 conference to Suzi Hall, studying for an MA in Librarianship at University of Sheffield.