State Library of Western Australia Foundation

Call for International Scholarship Entries – open to WA Public Librarians.  Further details for the next round of applications will be available in early 2017.


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The Kay Poustie Scholarship provides a travel grant of up to $5,000 for a professional library practitioner wishing to extend their knowledge to research international library practice models that will benefit the Western Australian public library network.

The Kay Poustie Scholarship funds a library professional in Western Australia to undertake international research in innovative library services and practice that can be applied to the benefit of public libraries in WA. To read the reports from previous years click here.

The scholarship is a partnership between the State Library of Western Australia; Public Libraries WA (Inc) and the State Library of Western Australia Foundation.

Your application must address one of the research priority areas of interest for public libraries in Western Australia.

Please contact the Foundation for full details about the Kay Poustie Scholarship.

The annual winner of the scholarship is announced at the Awards event held at the State Library of Western Australia each May.