NAALJ is offering two $500 Neil Alexander Scholarships to assist NAALJ members in attending a one-week course at the National Judicial College (NJC) in Reno, Nevada. The scholarships are in honor of a NAALJ colleague who at the time of his untimely death was chief hearing examiner of the D.C. Commission on Human Rights. He was co-chair of the 2007 NAALJ Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

To learn more about the scholarship policy and apply for the scholarships, click the following link.  Scholarship Application and Policy ( The deadline for applications is November 16, 2010.

Scholarships recipients will be selected and notified by December 15, 2010. Selection criteria include: NAALJ involvement, available support to attend course (including other NJC financial assistance), benefit of course to recipient, and willingness of recipient to contribute a newsletter article.

For information on 2011 NJC course offerings, please go to or request the 2011 course catalog by calling “800-25-JUDGE.”