The Legal Division of the Special Libraries Association is offering three travel grants to attend the 2013 SLA Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in San Diego, California from June 9 – 11, 2013. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2013.
The grant is intended to defray actual expenses but may not be sufficient to meet all expenses of attending the conference. The applicant is advised to plan and budget accordingly. The applicant must be a current member of SLA and the Legal Division, and meet the specific membership length requirements as listed for each award. Current Legal Division Executive Board members are not eligible to apply.
Only actual eligible expenses up to and not exceeding the grant amount will be reimbursed. Please see the list of reimbursable and non-reimbursable conference expenses listed in this application. Membership will be verified with SLA headquarters. Expenses will be reimbursed to the winner after the conference ends, provided that the obligations and agreements outlined below have been satisfied to the Chair’s approval. SLA Legal Division reserves the right to deny reimbursement of expenses for failure to comply with the conditions stated herein. SLA Legal Division also reserves the right to not issue a travel grant award if there are no applicants or unsatisfactory applications, as determined by the Chair.
The 2013 SLA Legal Division travel grants:
- Thomson Reuters Westlaw U.S. Law Librarian New Member
(Legal Division member for a minimum of 12 months, not exceeding 24 months at the time of application) – USD $1,500
- LexisNexis U.S. Law Librarian Veteran Member
(Legal Division member 24 months or longer) – USD $1,500
- Non-U.S. Law Librarian
(Legal Division member for a minimum of 12 months at the time of application. Must live and work outside of the U.S. and not be a U.S. citizen.) – USD $3,000
The applicant must be a current member of SLA and of the Legal Division. Current Legal Division Executive Board members are not eligible. Past Executive Board members may apply for travel grants one year after his or her term ended. Past travel grant winners may apply for another award after five years have passed since his or her last bursary award. Recipients of the SLA Europe Chapter’s ECCA grant may apply for the Legal Division’s Non-U.S. award one year after receiving that bursary.
For further information please contact:
Tracy Z. Maleeff
SLA Legal Division Grants Committee Chair
Duane Morris LLP
30 South 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone (215) 979-1726 / Fax (215) 979-1020