Scholarships & Grants

Available Grants

The following grants are currently available for 2024:

  • One (1) $1,500 grant to attend the AALL Leadership Academy, April 9-10, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois.
  • One (1) $1,500 grant to attend the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference, May 9-11, 2024, in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Four (4) $1,500 grants to attend the AALL Annual Meeting, July 20-23, 2024, in Chicago, Illinois. Two grants designated for librarians with less than five years of experience, and two grants designated for librarians with more than five years of experience.
  • Two (2) Annual Meeting registration fee OR Annual Meeting pre-conference workshop/CONELL grants. 1 grant is for GLL members with less than five years of library experience. One grant is for GLL members with more than five years of library experience.¬† Each grant will have a maximum value of $895.

* The availability of any and all grants are subject to change.

To Apply

  1. Read the GLL-SIS Grant Rules.
  2. Download and complete the 2023-2024 Grant Application.
  3. Email the completed, signed application, resume, and one signed letter of recommendation to the GLL Grants Committee Chair, Christine Morton at christine_morton@ca2.uscourts.gov, 631-712-6090.

Recipients

  • 2019 - 2023

    2023

    AALL Annual Meeting

    • Sophia Kingsley, Law Library Fellow, University of Arizona, Daniel F. Cracchiolo Law Library, Tucson, Arizona.
    • Marlena Okechukwu, Outreach Coordinator, Hennepin County Law Library, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
    • Heather Snodgrass, Reference Librarian, San Diego Law Library, San Diego, California.
    • Geraldine Cepeda, Complier of Laws and Law Library Executive Director/Librarian, Guam Law Library, Hagatna, Guam.
    • Tara Cunningham, Head of Collection Services, Law Library of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • Gail Mathapo, Assistant Law Librarian, Homer M. Stark Law Library, Gwinnett County Justice and Administrative Center, Lawrenceville, Georgia.

    2022

    ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference

    • Kristin Matteucci, Reference Librarian, Jenkins Law Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    AALL Annual Meeting

    • Thomas Baer, Reference Librarian, Jenkins Law Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Sara Mauldin, Law Librarian, DeKalb County Law Library, Decatur, Georgia
    • Amy Small, Assistant Director, Texas State Law Library, Austin, Texas
    • Kaden Taylor, Utah State Courts Law Librarian, Utah State Courts, Salt Lake City, Utah

    2021

    AALL Annual Meeting

    • Sara McMahon, Head Law Librarian, Hampshire Law Library, Northampton, Massachusetts
    • Angela Reaux, Collections Librarian, Law Library of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • Gail Wechsler, Library Director, Law Library Association of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

    AALL Management Institute

    • Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Law Librarian, California Court of Appeal, 6th District, San Jose, California.

    Equal Justice Conference

    • Sabrina Davis, Digital Outreach Law Librarian, Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library, Houston, Texas

    2020

    AALL LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

    • Marcelo Rodriguez, Research and Training Librarian, US Courts Library for the 2nd Circuit, New York, NY.

    SELF REPRESENTED LITIGATION NETWORK CONFERENCE

    • Sue Ludington, Law Librarian, Lane County Law Library, Eugene, Oregon.

    2019

    AALL Annual Meeting Grant

    • Leslie Greenwood, Reference Librarian, Minnesota State Law Library, St. Paul, MN
    • Francis Norton, Research Librarian, Law Library of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
    • Stephen Parks, State Librarian, Mississippi Supreme Court, Jackson, MS

    AALL Management Institute Grant

    • Emily Bergfeld, Alameda County Law Library, Oakland, CA