The Open Repositories Steering Committee is pleased to support four additional fellowships to attend Open Repositories June 12-15, 2023 in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

In order to support attendance for colleagues, fellowships will cover airfare, hotel, transportation, registration, and food costs in order to attend Open Repositories 2023.

Although all applications will be considered, preference will be given to applicants living and working on the African continent and those applicants impacted by the war in Ukraine.

Please complete this application form for consideration for the fellowships. The deadline for application is February 1, 2023. Applicants will be notified by February 15, 2023.


In recognition of meritorious applications from the deferred Open Repositories conference in 2020, six fellowships have already been granted. Open Repositories is happy to support the following attendees:

  • Adetomiwa Basiru, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria
  • Kiwanuka Luke Francis, Makerere University Library, Uganda
  • Ester Ernest Mnzava, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA), Tanzania
  • Tuelo Ntlotlang, Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST), Botswana
  • Kiflom Michael Kahsay, Research and Documentation Centre, Eritrea
  • Djogbenou Sogodo Leon, Media Library of French Institute in Benin, Benin
  • Phillip Ndhlovu, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe