The Legal Division of the Special Libraries Association is offering a travel grant to attend the 2014 SLA Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from June 8–10, 2014.

The deadline for applications is March 7, 2014.

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 2014 SLA Legal Division travel grants:

  • 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.

See the application for full information and details.

For further information please contact:

Senior Associate, Library Services
kpmg LLP – Washington National Tax
1801 K Street, NW
Suite 12000
Washington, DC 20006

Tel:  202.533.4943

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