Annual Meeting Grants

Looking for financial assistance to attend the AALL Annual Conference in Chicago? Consider applying for a Computer Services – Special Interest Section award!

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 librarians or students in library or information 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.

AALL CS-SIS Grant for Experienced Librarians: 
The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program is to provide financial assistance to 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.

Grants will cover registration costs or attendance for a workshop held at the AALL Annual Meeting. 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 News blog each year. Candidates must be members of both AALL and CS-SIS. The annual application deadline is mid-March.  Notification about the grants is sent to the CS-SIS listserv in February, and information will be posted on the website at that time.