IALL Professional Development Scholarships
Submitted by Jules Winterton
The International Association of Law Libraries is pleased to announce the availability of financial assistance to enable law librarians who are normally unable to benefit from Association activities to attend the 22nd Annual Course in International Law Librarianship to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 21st to 25th September October 2003. Information about the conference is on the IALL Website at: http://www.iall.org/iall2003/ and this notice about scholarships is at: http://www.iall.org/scholarship.htm
IALL offers two
scholarships to attend its Conference comprising the following benefits:
* The conference registration fee is waived
* A grant of up to US$1,500 to assist with accommodation and travel costs
* Complimentary membership in IALL for one year (including journal)
Application should normally be by typed letter with full contact details to the Chair of the Scholarships Committee of the Association: Jules Winterton, IALL Scholarships Committee, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London WC1B 5DR, UK
Please include the following information:
A full resumé / curriculum vitae including:
Your reasons for wanting to attend this conference, the expected benefits and how you intend to disseminate those benefits.
A reference from your employer including permission to attend the conference.
Report: Recipients will undertake to write a report for publication by IALL by the end of the year of the conference.
1) Applicants do not need to be members of the Association.
2) Applicants should be in current employment in librarianship with significant legal context to their work. The scholarships are not designed for students or those not currently in employment.
3) Preference will be given to:
a) applicants who demonstrate promise and are likely to make a significant contribution to the profession of law librarianship;
b) applicants who cannot otherwise afford to attend;
c) applicants who have not received an IALL scholarship before;
d) applicants who have not attended a conference outside their own country/region or studied or worked outside their own country before.
4) IALL scholarships are not open to officers or members of the Board of the Association.
Award: The President in consultation with the Board of Directors of the Association will decide on awards. The Association may make no awards, vary the amount of the awards or make additional awards within the above limit. The Association's decisions on the award of scholarships are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
Enquiries can be made in writing to: Jules Winterton; IALL Scholarships Committee, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies; London WC1B 5DR; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be received by 30 April 2003.