Alan Holoch Memorial Grant

Alan HolochThe purpose of the Alan Holoch Memorial Grant is to assist individuals with travel or registration expenses for the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting. Individuals chosen to receive a grant have the potential to make significant contributions to law librarianship through their involvement with AALL and the Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section’s Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The grants are funded by a bequest to the Committee from the former director of the Ohio State University College of Law Library, Alan Holoch, who died in 1991.

Alan Holoch Memorial Grant Application

Qualifications

The grant will be awarded to any person who demonstrates potential to make significant contributions to law librarianship through their involvement with AALL and the Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section’s Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI). Preference will be given to AALL members and to those who are members of or demonstrate interest in the LGBTIQA community. In the event circumstances prevent the use of the grant by a grant recipient, the grant reverts to the Alan Holoch Memorial Grant Fund.

Obligations

Recipients will be required to perform service to the SR-SIS and/or Standing Committee. That service could include writing an article for the newsletter on any topic, volunteering to serve on a SR or SC committee, serving as a board member, other any other project agreeable to the Standing Committee Chair during the year the grant is award. The chair will confirm with the grant committee that the recipient satisfied the obligation.

Deadline

Applications must be received electronically by midnight on February 24, 2020. Submit your application using the online form, or you may alternatively submit your application by email to Margaret (Meg) Butler at mbutler@gsu.edu. Late applications may be considered at the discretion of the Committee.