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Photo:  The recipients of the 2018 HLG Conference bursaries


The 2020 HLG Conference is taking place in Aviemore.

HLG is committed to supporting the CPD needs of our members and we will be providing 25 bursaries to supporting members in attending the conference.

Gold Package bursaries
A Gold conference pass includes 3 nights in 4★ accommodation, breakfast, conference pass, conference lunch and refreshments, drinks reception on Wednesday, gala dinner on Thursday plus dinner on Friday in a resort restaurant of your choice.

We are offering:

3 x Gold package bursaries (participants)

3 x Gold package bursaries (first-timers)

NB these bursaries do not include an additional travel allowance

Travel & Accommodation bursaries

We are also offering 19 travel and accommodation bursaries to support members to attend.

These include:

Up to £250 travel allowance
• 2 nights in 3★ accommodation, including breakfast. Booked nights can be flexible depending on your travel arrangements.

NB these bursaries do not include a conference ticket

How do I apply?

Application process

Applicants should email the following to Doug Knock, HLG Awards Co-ordinator :
• A brief CV (max 2 pages) including your CILIP / HLG membership number
• Indication of which award(s) you wish to apply for: Gold and/or travel & accommodation
• A personal statement of up to 500 words addressing the following:
a) Why should the CILIP Health Libraries Group fund you?
Give examples of your professional engagement and how you might share your learning and conference experience with colleagues.
b) What do you hope to gain from attendance?
Where possible please reflect on how your attendance at the HLG Conference is particularly relevant to this stage of your career.
Applicants should confirm that they will be able to attend the conference if successful and, where applicable, indicate that their line manager has given approval for them to attend.
Applications must be received by 17.00 on Friday 28th February 2020.

Please see full guidelines and judging criteria here

The CILIP Health Libraries Group (HLG) awarded 9 HLG member bursary places to attend last year’s HLG conference at Keele University.  

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