CIDOC 2015
Comité International pour la Documentation
International Committee for Documentation
New Delhi, India
05.09.2015 - 10.09.2015
Documenting Diversity – Collections, Catalogues & Context

General Information


We are pleased to announce that funding is available to support attendance at the CIDOC 2015 conference in New Delhi, India from 5th-10th September 2015. Funding has been provided by outside sources and by CIDOC itself. Bursaries are provided as a lump sum payment, at the conference.

Grants are awarded as a contribution towards travel costs, accommodation (6 nights) and registration fees. Costs incurred in the home country, including but not limited to surface travel, accommodation, and visas, will not be covered by the grant.




Application Criteria:

  1. Applicants must be either qualified professionals who are currently employed in a museum or a related institution OR students who are currently enrolled in studies related to museum documentation.
  2. Applicants must be from a country listed as low or lower middle income, based on the latest World Development Indicators Database of the World Bank.
  3. Applicants must demonstrate a valid financial need, indicate all other possible sources of funding and provide evidence of efforts to obtain such funding.
  4. Applicants are encouraged to become members of ICOM.

Country of provenance


Priority will be given to applicants from the following countries:

  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Latin America
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Asia

Financial Needs


The applicant must demonstrate a valid financial need, indicate all other possible sources of funding and give evidence of efforts to obtain funding.


How to apply

  Mode 1: Online Application
Mode 2: Offline Application (Download Form, Attach documents & Send it through Email/Post)

To apply, please fill in and submit the application form in English.


In addition to the completed form, you are required to send the Bursary Committee of CIDOC 2015 the following attachments:

  • Evidence of current professional / student status
  • A CV (including list of publications) -  (2 pages)
  • One recommendation letter from the head of the organisation /institution where the candidate is presently working/studying
  • A short covering letter of request for seeking financial assistance from CIDOC

You can send the attachments either by regular mail (post), or by e-mail. In every case, please clearly indicate in the envelope, cover letter or subject field "CIDOC/Grant application".

Postal Address:

Dr. Manvi Seth
Department of Museology
National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation & Museology
National Museum
, New Delhi - 110011


f. Deadline for Applications:

May 15, 2015

Incomplete and late applications (sent after May 15) will not be considered.

g. Applicants will be notified by:
June 15, 2015


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