Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Edith Jessie Carnell Travelling Scholarship

This scholarship was established as a result of a bequest in the will of Mr Archibald George William Dunningham and named in honour of Edith Jessie Carnell.

Edith Jessie Carnell was a British Librarian who worked in New Zealand between 1939-1944 as the liaison between the NZ Library Association and the Country Library Service. 

Awarded biennially the scholarship is intended to be used to enhance the knowledge and development of the profession in NZ, the aims of LIANZA and to further the continuing professional development of the successful applicant. Awarded for the purpose of assisting an individual to travel outside NZ for:  a. Research b. A study visit c. Attending a conference.

Generally in the region of $5,000 this scholarship is to be used to enhance the development of the library profession in New Zealand. 

Applications next open in April 2018. 

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