IIC Scholarships available to attend the Young Professionals Forum 2022

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The next edition of the Young Professionals Forum is taking place in a special programme series running from 17 February - 16 June, with a final gathering on 1 July. 

It aims to inspire the young generation of tomorrow’s decision-makers - helping you to to operate with an open mind, and strengthen the personal skills and networks essential for a successful career. You can read an overview here, and browse the whole programme of events and activities here.

Benefits for IIC Student and Early Career members

IIC Student and Early Career members will benefit from a special discount on registration to take part in the training programme and Forum.  Registration opens on 17 January.

These groups are entitled to the reduced fee both for the FULL package (€120 instead of €150) and for the SHORT package (€30 instead of €40). 

IIC Scholarships

IIC will also be supporting five full and ten basic scholarships to attend the Young Professional's Forum this year with preference for IIC members covering registration fees only.  We are particularly keen to support attendance from those in emerging economies (Band 2 - 4 countries in UNESCO's list). This reflects IIC's commitment to making opportunities for professional development more widely available across every region of the world.

The IIC sponsored places will be open to students engaged in a university or learning programme for conservation, as well as early career practicing conservators currently engaged in either a public or a private capacity.

All eligible applicants are subject to final review by the IIC in consultation with CCR and the Young Professionals Forum prior to the award notification being confirmed with successful applicants.

A joint certificate of partipcation will be issued to all sucessful IIC Scholars on the programme.

How to apply

To apply for a supported place to attend the Young Professionals Forum, submit your CV and a brief description of how you will benefit from taking part - up to 250 words.

Please email these to  iic@iiconservation.org and include "Application for IIC Attendance Support to Young Professionals Forum 2022" in the subject line. 


Open for Applications from: 17 January 2022

Deadline for Applications:  7 February 2022