Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship, Jan 29

Funding: Slavic Library Institute Fellowship

Deadline: Priority application deadline is January 29, 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian librarianship? Know someone else who might be? The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.

Leading national and international experts in the field will provide instruction and training to prepare participants for careers in libraries, archives, museums, government agencies, and other information sciences contexts with a focus on Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies. The Institute is intended for graduate students in Library & Information Sciences as well as early-career librarians. Graduate course credit is available.

Requirements:

  • One-page personal statement explaining how SLI 2020 fits with your professional goals
  • Contact info for three professional and/or academic references
  • Your CV

Fellowship Details

SLI Fellowships are intended for graduate students in Library & Information Sciences and/or early-career librarians who are interested in
pursuing a career in the field of Slavic, East European & Eurasian Studies in libraries, archives, museums, government agencies, or other information sciences contexts.


Travel expenses up to $500, lodging, and full tuition will be covered.


Full graduate course credit is available through the University of Illinois’ dual M.S./M.A. program in Library & Information Sciences/Russian, East
European & Eurasian Studies.

Apply at https://tinyurl.com/sli1970-2020.

Please contact Kit Condill (condill@illinois.edu) if you have any questions!

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