The Open Repositories Steering Committee is now accepting applications for fellowships to attend OR2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
The fellowship programme allows a limited number of qualified librarians, repository managers, developers, or researchers in digital libraries or related fields to participate in the conference.
The fellowship covers travel, accommodation, meals and incidentals, as well as full conference registration, including the poster reception and conference banquet.
Applicants must address the following:
1) Financial need;
2) Reasons you wish to attend and how participating in Open Repositories will support your professional development and/or educational goals;
3) How you will share what you learn with others, and;
3) Willingness to participate in the conference as evidenced by submission of a conference proposal, live-blogging or tweeting, and/or shared note-taking during the conference.
Preference this year will be given to applicants from the African continent, although all applications will be considered.
Application deadline: 20 January 2020
Notifications: 17 February 2020
Apply now: https://forms.gle/YQEGhSi8r5rmXRFVA.