RIPS-SIS 2017 Travel Grants for AALL Annual Meeting and AALL Management Institute

The Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS) AALL Annual Meeting Grant is designed to assist individuals expenses related to attending the AALL Annual Meeting, taking place this year in Austin. Individuals who are chosen to receive the grant have the potential to make a significant contribution to law librarianship through involvement with AALL and RIPS-SIS. The grants are funded by RIPS-SIS and awarded by the RIPS-SIS Grants Committee.

Qualifications: Applicants must be AALL and RIPS-SIS members. In the event that circumstances prevent the use of the grant by the grant recipient, the grant shall revert back to RIPS-SIS. If a grant recipient receives an additional grant, the recipient must inform RIPS-SIS of the award and the amount, as RIPS-SIS reserves the right to withdraw the grant in this circumstance.

Grant Awards: Recipients will be awarded a grant that can be used for meeting registration or travel (hotel, airfare, bus, or train); receipts must be provided for reimbursement. The amount of the grant will vary depending on applicant worthiness and financial need. The amount will not exceed $1500. Grant recipients will also receive an appointment to a RIPS-SIS committee. In exchange for receiving the grant, recipients will be required to write an article for the RIPS-SIS blog.

Deadline: Completed applications and materials must be submitted through e-mail as a single message or zip file by 9 AM Central time on Friday March 31, 2017 to:

Marin Dell, RIPS-SIS Grants Committee Chair
Head of Electronic and Digital Services
Adjunct Professor of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law Library
1802 Hartford Avenue
Lubbuck, TX 79409
marin.dell@ttu.edu

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The AALL Management Institute Grant is designed to assist individuals with expenses to attend the AALL Management Institute held in Chicago. Individuals chosen to receive a grant have the potential to make a significant contribution to law librarianship through their involvement with AALL and the RIPS-SIS. The grants are funded by the RIPS-SIS.

Qualifications: Applicants must be AALL and RIPS-SIS members. In the event that circumstances prevent the use of the grant by a grant recipient, the grant shall revert back to RIPS-SIS. If a grant recipient receives an additional grant, the recipient must inform RIPS-SIS of the award and the amount, as RIPS-SIS reserves the right to withdraw the grant in this circumstance.

Grant Awards: Recipients will be awarded a grant up to $1,000 that can be used for meeting registration or travel (hotel, airfare, or bus/train tickets); receipts must be provided for reimbursement. In exchange for receiving grant funding, recipients will be required to serve on a RIPS-SIS committee and write an article for the RIPS-SIS blog.

Deadline: Completed applications and supporting materials must be e-mailed as a single email message or zip file by 9am Central time Friday, March 3, 2017 to:

Marin Dell, RIPS-SIS Grants Committee Chair
Head of Electronic and Digital Services
Adjunct Professor of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law Library
1802 Hartford Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409
marin.dell@ttu.edu

Applications for the Annual Meeting Grant and the Management Institute Grant can be found at: http://bit.ly/2kVM3Gr

RIPS-SIS Grants Committee
Marin Dell
Kristina J. Alayan
Susan Azyndar
Anne Guha
Deborah L. Heller
Cynthia Ziegler

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About Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker is the Associate Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. Jamie is the Executive Director of Scribes -- The American Society of Legal Writers. She blogs at www.gingerlawlibrarian.com.
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