Grant Application

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FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians

Application

Foreign, Comparative & International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS)

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

Applications must be received no later than November 30, 2014

 

Personal Information

 

1. Name:

 

 

2. Job Title/Position:

 

 

3. Name of Employer:

 

 

4. Work Address:

 

 

5. Telephone Number:

 

 

6. Fax Number:

 

 

7. E-mail Address:

 

 

 

 

Professional Information

 

8. Please describe the law and/or legal information responsibilities of your position.

 

 

 

 

 

9. List your memberships and participation in professional associations.

 

 

 

 

10. List all legal and library-related professional conferences, seminars, and/or trainings you have attended.  Please include the name, sponsoring organization, location, length, and date of conference, seminar, training, etc.

 

 

 

FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians
(please limit your answers to the space provided)

 

11. What are your reasons for applying for the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians and what do you hope to gain from attending the AALL Annual Meeting?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. The grant recipient will be asked to give a presentation or be part of a panel at the AALL Annual Meeting. If you are selected, what would your topic be?  Please provide a brief description and/or outline of your presentation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Upon your return home after attending the AALL Annual Meeting, how will you share what you have learned or otherwise contribute to the education of your colleagues at home?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.  Please provide an estimate of your costs to attend the AALL Annual Meeting, not including registration fees but including visa, transportation, lodging and per diem expenses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. Other than this grant, will you have additional personal or professional funds to attend the AALL Annual Meeting if you are selected?  Please explain briefly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional Reference

 

16. Please provide the name, title, telephone number and e-mail address of a professional colleague (English-speaking preferred) we may contact about your application and who can speak in detail to your professional qualifications and activities.  Please explain briefly your relation to this colleague:

 

Name:

 

 

Title:

 

 

Telephone Number:

 

 

Email Address:

 

 

How do you know this colleague?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Résumé or Curriculum Vitae

 

17. Please attach a résumé or curriculum vitae in English to this application.

 

 

 

 

How Did You Learn of the Grant?

 

18.  Please tell us how you heard about the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians.

 

 

 

Agreement

 

Your signature below and submission of this application constitutes your agreement to the following:

 

If I receive the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians, I will help to educate law librarians at the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting by actively participating in an FCIL-SIS Program Committee or Interest Group meeting, or by sharing knowledge in another manner as discussed with the AALL FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Committee.  I also agree to write a report for the FCIL-SIS newsletter following the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting.  I also agree to share the knowledge I acquire at the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting with my colleagues at home.

 

I understand that Grant funds are disbursed by AALL at the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting, and that I am financially responsible for all upfront costs associated with attending the 2015 Annual Meeting, such as visa fees and airfare, and will plan for these expenses accordingly.

 

If I receive the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians and am ultimately unable to attend the AALL Annual Meeting, I will return the money to the Chair of the AALL FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Committee.

 

 

 

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Applicant’s signature (typed or hand-written)


 

 

Please send one copy of this application and your English-language résumé together to:

 

Electronic submission (preferred but not required):

Email applications to leysen@chapman.edu

 

By fax:

Mark applications Attention: Sherry Leysen and fax to 714-628-2560

 

By mail:

Sherry Leysen

Research / Instruction Librarian – Faculty Services

Law Library

Fowler School of Law at Chapman University

One University Drive

Orange, CA  92866

 

       

Applications must be received no later than November 30, 2014