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
send a contribution by mail
Download the printable contribution form and mail the contribution form and payment to:
American Association of Law Libraries
94340 Eagle Way
Chicago, IL 60678-9340
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.
AALL ANNUAL MEETING 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.
Black Law Librarians Special Interest Section (BLL-SIS) Education Fund
The BLL-SIS Education Fund supports BLL-SIS grants for BLL-SIS members and/or paraprofessionals to attend the AALL Annual Meetings, Leadership Academy, or Management Institute; with a preference given to black/ African American or other people of color.
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.
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.
Any AALL Special Interest Section
Donate to any of the AALL special interest sections.