The Turner Engineering Litigation Assistance Fund is intended to provide monetary support to individuals and organizations involved in litigation in which they are defending the ethics of the Engineering Profession.

Processing Requests

A. The AEA Board of Directors must approve all applications for assistance, and all disbursements.
B. Applications will be accepted from individuals, organizations or other entities.
C. The criteria for approval of applications will be:

1. The applicant's case must be based upon the defense of Engineering ethics, legal authority conferred upon Engineers, necessary and usual prerogatives of Engineers in the performance of their duties, or any other circumstance deemed by the Board to be in the best interest of the Profession.

2. The applicant must demonstrate the necessity of financial assistance.