The mission of the IASSIST Fellows Program is to provide support for data professionals from countries with emerging economies and underrepresented regions who are developing information infrastructures regarding the use and preservation of public and private data and implementing information policy decisions at their home institutions.

IASSIST Fellows has provided financial assistance to over 90 conference participants from around the world since 1997.

For the 1st IASSIST Africa Regional Workshop, the Fellowship is meant to provide financial support to early career data literacy professionals wishing to attend and present at the workshop. IASSIST is welcoming early career and data professional applicants who recognize the value of new and innovative data literacy ideas in the social sciences.

Applicants eligibility:
(i) Eligible applicants will be from countries with emerging economies
(ii) Eligible applicants should be a presenter at the workshop with an accepted abstract and paper/poster. The presentation should make a strong contribution to the theme of the workshop, decision making and policy formulation on data literacy..
(iii) Preference will be given to first-time attendees to an IASSIST conference/workshop and/or to those applicants from countries currently with insufficient representation in IASSIST.

Please take care to respond to each question. Incomplete applications shall not be considered.

The application deadline is 31st October 2020.

Successful applicants shall be notified by 30th November 2020.

To apply click on : Fellowship Application Form

Conference Details

Local Host
. Makerere University
. College of Computing and Information Sciences (East Africa School of Library and Information Science)
. Association of Parliamentary Libraries for Eastern and Southern Africa