Friends & Colleagues:
The Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2015 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. The Grant subsidizes a foreign law librarian to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the world's largest law librarian professional organization.
The FCIL Schaffer Grant for the AALL Annual Meeting (http://www.aallnet.org/conference) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 18-21, 2015) provides a waiver of the AALL Annual Meeting full registration fee and a grant of a minimum $2,000 to assist with accommodations and travel costs.
Details regarding the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians as well as the application form can be found at http://www.aallnet.org/sections/fcil/grants-awards/FCIL-Schaffer-Grant.
Applicants must be law librarians or other professionals working in the legal information field, currently employed in countries other than the United States, and with significant responsibility for the organization, preservation, or provision of legal information. The application deadline is November 30, 2014. The Grant Committee will not consider late or incomplete applications. Please note: Grant winners must pay all expenses in advance. Grant awards will only be disbursed at the AALL Annual Meeting.
Please feel free to contact me or another committee member <http://www.aallnet.org/sections/fcil/grants-awards/FCIL-Schaffer-Grant> if you have any questions about the 2015 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. Also, please feel free to distribute this announcement to any listserv or individual who might be interested in attending the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting.
2015 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee