CILIP Bursary for a MMIT member to attend the CILIP Conference 2017

CILIP Bursary for a MMIT member to attend the CILIP Conference 2017

CILIP are offering a bursary for a member of MmIT to attend the CILIP Conference 2017 to be held in Manchester 5- 6 July

This bursary place includes access to both days of the conference, lunch, refreshments and all sessions. It also includes a ticket to the evening reception at MOSI on Wednesday 5 July. One nights’ accommodation at Motel One on Wednesday 5 July is also included. Additional nights can be booked at the expense of the SIG or bursary winner.

MMIT will pay travelling expenses up to £100.



Twitter hashtag: #CILIPConf17

The bursary place is intended to promote MMIT, CILIP and the conference. The winner will be asked to play an active role at the conference including tweeting, staffing the MMIT stand and at the end writing up the conference experience for publication in the MMIT Journal.


Candidates must be a member of MMIT and are asked to submit the following:

  • A covering letter of application, detailing your current role and your library/information experience, reasons why you would like to attend the Cilip Conference, and your CILIP membership number.
  • A description of your favourite library technology and how your users benefit from using it (approximately 500 words, this can be on any technology used in the library, hardware, software, apps, social media, digital resources, etc.)

Letter of application and supporting documents need to be sent electronically by 14th April 2017 to

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