Awards and Bursaries from UKeiG

As a part of its commitment to the profession and to continuing professional development, UKeiG offers awards for professionals, members, early-career professionals and students.

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  • CILIP Conference 5 - 6 July, Manchester

    UKeIG CILIP Conference Bursaries

    Covers the full conference fee and one night's accommodation for the CILIP Conference

    • Applications open

    CILIP Conference 2017: 5 - 6 July, Manchester

    “This is an amazing opportunity to connect with library professionals around the globe, to generate ideas and build relationships. When librarians get together, something great happens.” Dr Carla D. Hayden, Librarian of Congress and CILIP Conference 2017 keynote speaker

  • UKeiG Student or Early-Career Professional Conference Grant

    Discretionary award offered to help a current ILS student or an early-career professional attend a relevant conference. (May not cover complete cost.)

    • Open. Applications can be made at any time
  • UKeiG Student Bursary

    Provides funding towards information management courses for UK students who are nominated by their department.

  • 2015 UKeiG Early Career Award Tropy

    UKeiG Early Career Award

    Celebrates extra-ordinary and inspirational enterprise in early-career professionals who are members of CILIP.

    • Winner announced
  • UKeiG Research Grant

    Assistance towards meeting the costs of a small research project.

    • Call for applications in November
  • Jason Farradane Award

    Made to an individual or a group of people in recognition of outstanding work in the information profession.

    • 2016 Winner announced: Hazel Hall, Professor of Social Informatics, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Tony Kent Strix Owl

    Tony Kent Strix Award

    Recognises an outstanding contribution to the field of information retrieval in its widest sense.

    • 2016 Winner Announced: Professor Maristella Agosti
  • UKeiG Information Manager of the Year Prize

    The year's best Information Manager

    • Winner announced