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 to provide support for up to 150 ALA members to attend the Guadalajara International Book Fair (FIL). (opens in a new window)

Buenos Aires Book Fair


Buenos Aires Book Fair -The Buenos Aires Book Fair and ALA invite up to 25 ALA members to attend the  Buenos Aires Book Fair.  Each April, more than one million readers from all over Latin America visit the premises and take part of the thousand-plus literary events we organize. 

The Buenos Aires Book Fair Free Pass Program provides 1. Free registration to the Fair, 2. 4 night hotel stay (six nights, if you share with a colleague who is also part of the program), 3. Book fair bag, 4. Invitation to Welcome reception, 5. Invitation to Official opening ceremony.




  • 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 is now closed.


International Exchanges: Opportunities and Funding Sources




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