Next Library Satellite 2020 travel bursary for Pacific Island library workers

State Library is excited to be able to provide a travel and professional development bursary for two Pacific Island library workers to attend the Next Library Satellite 2020.

State Library is offering the bursaries to assist staff of libraries located in the Pacific Islands to participate in Next Library Satellite 2020 by meeting the costs of their attendance.

Each successful applicant will receive:

  • 1 x complimentary ticket to the Next Library Satellite 2020
  • 1 x complimentary ticket to a Next Library Innovation Studio of their choice
  • 1 x return flight to Brisbane
  • 8 x nights accommodation at Brisbane CBD hotel
  • 1 x AUD$1,300 travel allowance to cover the cost of visas, food, taxis, transfers and incidentals for 8 days
  • Travel insurance for one person the duration of travel
  • Letter of support from State Library to assist with visa applications

Application requirements

To apply, please download and read the bursary application form and submit:

  • a completed application form
  • a current resume
  • a letter of support from the CEO of your library or organisation
    (on request—shortlisted applicants only)

Application deadline

Applications close 5pm AEST Friday 17 April 2020. Successful and unsuccessful applicants notified of outcome by Friday 29 May 2020.


State Library of Queensland would like to sincerely thank donors and supporters of the Queensland Library Foundation who have made these bursaries possible through the Crowd Giving program.

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