Donate

Support the Profession & Your Peers

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) offers opportunities for individual to donate in support of the profession of law librarianship by contributing to a grant, scholarship, or other opportunity to ensure the profession remains strong.

Make a Contribution

CONTRIBUTE online

You do not have to be an AALL member in order to contribute online, but you must have a login in our system. If you do not have a login, you may create one from the online contribution form.

send a contribution by mail

Download the printable contribution form and mail the contribution form and payment to:

American Association of Law Libraries
105 West Adams Street, Suite 3300
Chicago, IL 60603

Scholarships

AALL Scholarships

Funded through donations from AALL members, this scholarship is awarded annually to individuals seeking a degree from an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in legal information, or to a library school graduate seeking an advanced degree in a related field.

LexisNexis John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

This endowed scholarship was established by LexisNexis in honor of John R. Johnson, who served as the director of the law library segment at LexisNexis. The scholarship is awarded annually to individuals seeking a degree from an accredited library or law school, and who intend to have a career in legal information, or to a library school graduate seeking an advanced degree in a related field.

George A. Strait Minority Scholarship

This endowed scholarship honors the memory of long-time AALL member, and distinguished law librarian George A. Strait. The endowment was established by Thomson Reuters in partnership with AALL. It is awarded annually to college graduates, with library experience, and who are members of a minority group as defined by current U.S. guidelines (62 F.R. 58782), and are degree candidates in an accredited library or law school and intend to have a career in law librarianship.

Grants

AALL Grants

The Grants Program financially assists librarians who hold promise of future involvement in the law library profession. Grants cover registration costs at either the Annual Meeting or workshops.

Alan Holoch Memorial Grant

Established in memory of AALL member, Alan Holoch, the grant assists individuals with expenses related to attending the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference.

FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians

The FCIL Schaffer grant provides financial assistance, to foreign librarians, with expenses related to attending the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference.

Marla Schwartz Grant

The grant honors the memory of AALL member Marla Schwartz, and assists individuals with expenses related to attending the AALL Annual Meeting & Conference, or other Association-sponsored conferences.

Other Opportunities

AALL Opportunities Fund

Established to help sustain programs and initiatives in support of the AALL strategic plan.

Cataloging Liaisons Fund

Established to help support the AALL liaisons to attend their respective official meetings which ensures a law librarian presence on important national and international cataloging standards setting committees.

Government Relations Support Fund

Established to advance the mission of the Association, this fund supports AALL’s advocacy efforts related to access to government information, balance in copyright, government transparency, and access to justice.

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