Looking for financial assistance to attend the AALL Annual Conference? Consider applying for a Computer Services – Special Interest Section grant! Candidates must be a member of both AALL and the CS-SIS. See how to join the CS-SIS here.
AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians:
The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide financial assistance for new law librarians or students in either library/information school or enrolled in law school to attend the AALL annual meeting, or a workshop offered at the annual meeting. Among the factors taken into consideration are qualities or activities that indicate the person shows promise of future involvement in the law library profession, especially those who are directly involved in providing technology support of any kind within law libraries. Those who have been employed as law librarians for five year or less are eligible for this grant. Students must indicate what degree they are pursuing and where they are studying.
AALL CS-SIS Grant for Experienced Librarians:
The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program is to provide financial assistance to more experienced law librarians who have a demonstrated commitment to the law library profession, especially those who are directly involved in providing technology support of any kind within law libraries. Those who have been employed as a law librarian for more than five years are eligible for this grant.
AALL CS-SIS Grant Information
Grants will cover registration costs for attending the AALL Conference or for a workshop held at the AALL Annual Conference. All funds are provided by the AALL CS-SIS. Successful grant applicants are asked to write an article highlighting their experiences at the AALL conference to be published on the CS-SIS website, and, in addition, are asked to volunteer on a CS-SIS Committee for the year following their grant award.
Application forms and procedures will be posted to the CS-SIS News blog each year. Please provide as complete information as possible on the application forms.
The annual application deadline is mid-March. Notification about applying for grants is sent to the CS-SIS listserv in early February, and information will be posted on the website at that time. All grant applicants will be notified about the status of their application in late March.