Grants Committee



This committee is responsible for coordinating the grant program for PLL-SIS. The committee provides grants to PLL members to cover transportation costs or registration costs to the Annual Meeting or to other PLL or AALL sponsored events. These grants are available to PLL members.

The Committee develops the criteria used to award grants and makes the appropriate application forms available to PLL members. The Committee is also responsible for promoting the availability of the grants and the deadlines for application submissions.

2015 AALL Management Institute PLL Grant

PLL is offering a fully funded grant to a member to attend the 2015 AALL Management Institute taking place in Chicago, March 26-28, 2015. The institute will provide managers from all types of law libraries with the essential skills needed for managing in today's challenging environment.

For more information on the institute, click here.

To apply, complete the application and email it to the PLL-SIS Travel Grants Committee Chair, Connie Smith.

Deadline for applications is December 12, 2014.

AALL Annual Meeting and Conference Grants

For the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting and Conference in Philadelphia, travel grants to Philadelphia and grants to cover the registration cost to attend the PLL Summit are available. The deadline to submit this application is April 1, 2015. Application coming soon.

  • Be a PLL member at time of application submission
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be an active member in PLL , AALL entities, or other associations to help promote law librarianship
There will be 1 grant application form available. Please check the appropriate boxes to indicate which grants you are applying for.

A personal statement
At least 1 letter of recommendation

PLL members may also be eligible for grants and scholarships from other groups. We will add links to those grants as we learn of them.



Connie Smith
Firm Director of Research, Library and CI Services
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
1701 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2330
Phone: (215) 963-4755
Fax: (215) 963-5001

Committee Members: Deborah Maglione, Lee Carnes



The documents linked below relate to PLL Grants Committee.