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Museums Today: From Collecting to Marketing.

ICOM-ITC is announcing the organisation of a special training workshop that will be held from 31 August to 9 September, 2015 in Arusha, Tanzania, in partnership with the National Museum of Tanzania.
The theme of this special seminar will be: Museums Today: From Collecting to Marketing.
Applicable Criteria for the awarding of ICOM-ITC travel grants
Applicable criteria for the special training workshop in Tanzania
1. Having paid their ICOM membership dues for two consecutive years including the current year of application, or, in the case of a new or reinstated ICOM membership, having paid membership dues for the year of application;
2. Fluent in both written and spoken English;
3. Occupying middle-management position in a recognised museum or public institution;
4. Aged 45 years or under, by 31 December of the year of application.

By applying for the travel grant, the applicants agree to:
- do preparatory work prior to the workshop – readings and homework;
- participate in an evaluation of the workshop – both at the end of the workshop and a few weeks/months after the workshop.

An overall assessment of the applications will take into account the gender balance of the applicants as well as the range of types and sizes of museums where the applicants work.
In order to ensure the best results from the workshop, the number of participants will be limited to a maximum of 30, with about 25 participants from countries other than China. Applicants from the African continent will be given priority.

All applications must be accompanied by the following documents in English:
1. A Curriculum Vitae of the applicant indicating training, work experience, publications and current work responsibilities (one page maximum);
2. A fully completed Application Form, signed by both the applicant and the Chairperson of the ICOM National Committee . If there is no ICOM National Committee in the country of the applicant, an application form without a signature will be accepted;
3. A letter from the applicant describing how the workshop fits into the applicant’s career development plan and how it will assist the applicant in his/her current position;
4. A letter of recommendation from the director of the applicant’s museum.
Deadline: By Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Date Updated : 2015-08-31

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