Awards, Grants and Exchanges

Awards and grants


Guadalajara Book Fair logo

Guadalajara Book Fair ALA-Free Pass Program - ALA and the Guadalajara International Book Fair are partnering for the 17th year to provide support for ALA members to attend the 29th Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL) from November 26 - 30, 2016. For a list of exhibitors at the book fair, please visit the Guadalajara Book Fair site. (opens in a new window)

Hong Kong Book Fair logo


Hong Kong Book Fair/U.S. Librarian Invitation Program - The Fair will provide selected librarians from the U.S. and Canada who collect Chinese language materials 4 nights of hotel accommodation and free book fair registration. Those eligible to participate in the program must be personal members of ALA who work in the area of Chinese language acquisitions or are working to build their Chinese language collections to better serve their community of users.




  • Rovelstad Scholarship for International Librarianship - Through the generosity of Mathilde and Howard Rovelstad, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce a scholarship for a student of library and information science to attend the World Library and Information Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions ( IFLA). Application for 2017 is now closed.


International Exchanges: Opportunities and Funding Sources




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