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Canadian Association of Law Libraries

CALL/ACBD Education Reserve Fund Grants (Graduate/Grant)
Canadian Association of Law Libraries CALL Research Grants (Graduate/Grant)
James D. Lang Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)
Diana M. Priestly Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

PO Box 1570
Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 5C8
Ph: (613)531-9338
Fax: (613)531-0626
E-mail: [email protected]
URL:http://www.callacbd.ca

CALL/ACBD Education Reserve Fund Grants (Graduate/Grant)

Purpose: To provide funding support for members of CALL/ACBD intending to further their education in pursuits that do not fit the guidelines of the association's already established scholarships. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Members of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries/Association ca-nadienne des bibliotheques de droit who have been in good standing for a minimum of 12 months are invited to apply. Applicants' pursuits must be relevant to their career in law libraries or law librarianship. Criteria: Selection will be based on merit.

Funds Avail.: No specific amount. To Apply: Application form is available online. Applicants must submit completed application form along with a resume and a letter of support from your employer. Contact: Janet Moss CALL/ACBD Scholarships and Awards Committee, Head Law Librarian, Gerard V. La Forest Law Library, University of New Brunswick, Bag Service 44999 41 Dineen Dr. Fredericton, NB E3B 6C9; [email protected]

Canadian Association of Law Libraries CALL Research Grants (Graduate/Grant)

Purpose: To provide financial assistance for members working in law libraries intending to do research in various areas of interest. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Program is open to members of CALL/ACBD; must be intending to do research projects that promote an understanding of legal information sources or law librarianship. Criteria: Selection will be based on the recommendation of the committee to promote proposed research.

Funds Avail.: Up to $4,900. To Apply: Applicants may apply individually or in partnership with another member of CALL/ACBD; Applicants must submit completed application available in the website outlining the proposed project, the amount of money requested and a brief budget setting out how funds will be spent. Applicants should be prepared to demonstrate that they have completed a preliminary investigation as to the feasibility of their proposed project. Deadline: March 1 or October 15 of every year. Contact: Marianne Rogers; 416-736-2100x33934; [email protected]

James D. Lang Memorial Scholarships (Graduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To support attendance at a continuing education program, be it a workshop, certificate program or other similar activity deemed appropriate by the CALL/ACBD Scholarships and Awards Committee. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Members of CALL/ACBD who have been in good standing for a minimum of 12 months are invited to apply. Criteria: Scholarship is given based on merit.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: Application form is available online. Applicants must submit the completed application form along with resume and a letter of support from their employer. Deadline: March 15; June 15; September 15. Contact: Janet Moss CALL/ACBD Scholarships and Awards Committee, Head Law Librarian, Gerard V. la Forest Law Library, University of New Brunswick, Bag Service

44999 41 Dineen Dr. Fredericton, NB E3B 6C9; [email protected] unb.ca.

Diana M. Priestly Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To encourage and support professional development in the area of law librarianship. Focus: Law. Qualif.: Program is open to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants; must have previous law library experience and will be enrolled in an accredited Canadian Library School during the next academic term or year; must have a degree from or are currently enrolled in an accredited Canadian Library School and will be enrolled in an approved Canadian Law School during the next academic term or year; or who have a degree from or are currently enrolled in an approved Canadian law School and will be enrolled in an accredited Canadian Library school during the next academic term/year; or who will be concurrently enrolled in an approved Canadian Law School and an accredited Canadian Library School during the next academic term/year. Criteria: Recipients are chosen based on the applicant's work experience, letter of application and letters of reference. Preference will be given to members of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries/Association canadienne des bib-liotheques de droit.

Funds Avail.: $2,500. To Apply: Applicants must submit the completed application form available on the website along with resume; written statement from applicant; transcripts; and references. Deadline: February 15. Contact: Janet Moss, Chair; CALL/ACBD Scholarships and Awards Committee, Head Law Librarian, Gerard V. La Forest Law Library, University of New Brunswick, Bag Service 44999 41 Dineen Dr. Fredericton, NB E3B 6C9; [email protected] unb.ca.

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