Deadline for bursary applications is over. Acceptance of applications was closed on February 29th at midnight. Within the time limit we got 45 applications.
Bursary Support for attending CIDOC2012
We are pleased to announce that funding is available to support attendance at the CIDOC 2012 conference in Helsinki, Finland 10-14 th June 2012. Part of the funding has been provided by outside sources and part by CIDOC itself. The two bursary programs have different eligibility constraints and applicants should provide all information requested to be considered under the appropriate scheme. Only one application is required to be considered for both bursary programs. Bursaries are provided as a lump sum payment, at the conference. Grants may be awarded to cover, either separately or together, registration fees, travel costs, and accommodation. Costs incurred in the home country, including but not limited to surface travel, accommodation, and visas, will not be covered by the grant.
- Application criteria
The applicant must be either
- a qualified documentation-related professional with a minimum of 3-5 years experience, currently employed in a museum or related institution or
- a student currently studying a museum documentation related subject
- Country of provenance
For externally funded bursaries, the applicant must come from a country in one of the following regions: Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, Arab States, Pacific Islands There are no geographic constraints for the CIDOC bursaries. However, priority will be given to applicants from developing countries.
- Financial Needs
The applicant must demonstrate a valid financial need, indicate all other possible sources of funding and give evidence of efforts to obtain funding.
How to Apply
To apply, please fill in and submit the application form
AND THEN SEND SEPARATELY FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
In addition to the completed form, you are required to send the Bursary Committee of CIDOC2012 the following attachments:
- A CV (including list of publications) - maximum of 5 pages
- Reference (1 letter in support of the application)
- Evidence of current professional / student status.
You can send the attachments either by regular mail, fax or by e-mail. In every case, please clearly indicate in the envelope, cover letter or subject field "CIDOC/Grant application"
Ms. Pirjo Hamari, Head of Administration
National Board of Antiquities
P.O. Box 913, 00101 HELSINKI, Finland
Fax : +358 9 4050 9300
Deadline for applications: February 29th 2012
We will notify all applicants by email by March 15th 2012
For more information: email@example.com
Applying for visas:
After making an on-line registration to the conference, you will automatically receive an invitation letter, suitable for applying for a visa.
You will find all necessary information how to apply for a visa from Useful Links
- section of these webpages.
For additional funding opportunities, see also:
ICOM's Bursary Programme for Young professionals: http://icom.museum/where-we-work/icom-network/support-to-the-network.html
Some ICOM National Committees may also provide support to their members to participate in international conferences. For more information, please contact your National Committee.