CTC 2019 McMillan Award Application Deadline Quickly Approaching

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CTC 2019 McMillan Award Application Deadline Quickly Approaching

Award applications are due June 17, 2019. The winner, selected by a committee of court technology experts, will receive a full scholarship to attend CTC 2019 in New Orleans, LA, September 10-12, 2019. This full scholarship includes a waiver of conference registration, four nights accommodation at a conference hotel and round-trip travel expenses. The approximate value of this scholarship is $2,000.

Submission and Deadline

Submit papers no later than close of business on Monday, June 17, via e-mail to conferences@ncsc.org. PDF is the preferred submission format. Only court professionals employed on a regular full or part-time basis by a state, federal, or international court will be considered.

About the Award

The McMillan Award was established in 2013 and named in honor of James E. McMillan, a long-time employee of NCSC and an innovator in the field of court technology. The scholarship shall be awarded to a court professional who, based on the judgment of the selection committee, has developed an innovative idea, program, product, or process related to court technology.


To be considered, applicants should prepare a three to five-page, double-spaced paper that outlines an innovative idea, product, or process related to court technology that advances the efficient administration of justice. Papers can reflect past accomplishments or can be forward-looking. Applicants should include a biographical sketch of no more than 150 words.

Selection and Notification

All submissions will be reviewed by a committee of three court technology experts. The committee shall make a final selection, and the awardee shall be notified by Wednesday, June 26.