The ILA established a scholarship fund in May 2014 to help young individuals attend ILA Regional or Biennial Conferences. The first awards were made in September 2014 and provided scholarships to 8 young people who attended a Regional Conference in Lisbon. A further 20 scholarships were made for 20 young people to attend the ILA Biennial Conference 2016 in Johannesburg.
Over 90 applications were received for the Sydney 2018 ILA Biennial Scholarship Round and 8 awards were made:
The 2018 Scholarship Award Winners were:
- Vivek Bhatt (Australian)
- Carlos Bichet Nicoletti (Panamanian)
- Guy Jules Kounga (Cameroonian)
- Yonadi Meyer (South African)
- Mariana Monteiro de Matos (Brazilian)
- Mateusz Osiecki (Polish)
You can read their reports on the Sydney Conference here.
They have been selected from a very large number of applicants from around the world and we congratulate them on their selection and look forward to meeting them in Sydney.