External Scholarships

Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution Writing Competition

July 23rd, 2014

DEADLINE: September 2, 2014 (11:59pm Central Time) AWARDS: The Lawyers Conference of the Judicial Division of the American Bar Association is pleased to offer a $250 prize for the competition winner, a $50 prize for the second

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1-800-Law-Firm Scholarship Contest

July 23rd, 2014

DEADLINE: Sunday, October 5, 2014 AWARD: The grand prize is a $10,000 law school scholarship ESSAY: Write an essay of at least 1,000 words about how you would improve the legal system. FOR MORE INFORMATION, visit their

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Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

July 7th, 2014

DEADLINE: December 31, 2014 AWARD: $2,000 Awarded by The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia TO APPLY, VISIT the scholarship website.

Ronald St. John Macdonald Young Scholars Award – Call for Papers

July 3rd, 2014

DEADLINE: July 12, 2014 AWARD: Winners will receive the fifth annual Ronald St. John Macdonald Young Scholars Award (and subsidies for travel to the annual conference are available). TOPIC: Papers should reflect this year’s conference theme - “Combustion:

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College Cognitive Cash Scholarships

June 26th, 2014

DEADLINE: June 30, 2014 AWARD: Up to ten $1,000 cash scholarships FOR MORE INFORMATION, please visit the website.    

National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) Law Student Writing Competition

June 24th, 2014

DEADLINE: September 15, 2014 AWARD: $2,500 TOPICS: Relevant topics might include analysis of legal and policy issues relating any social insurance program. These issues include but are not limited to long-term care, Social Security, Social Security Disability,

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Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

May 23rd, 2014

DEADLINE: June 10, 2014 AWARD: Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2015 in one ofour Firm’s offices.  Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the

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Latham Diversity Scholars Program

May 20th, 2014

DEADLINE: September 26, 2014 AWARD: a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship will be awarded to each of the six winning second-year law students FACTORS CONSIDERED: Ability and commitment to contribute to the diversity objects of global law firms; life experiences

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NYSBA Committee on Animals and the Law

May 6th, 2014

DEADLINE: July 1, 2014 AWARD: First place winner – $1,000 and a certificate of achievement; Second place winner – $500 and a certificate of achievement TOPIC: any area of Animal Law ELIGIBILITY: currently enrolled (full time or

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James Boskey ADR Writing Competition

May 5th, 2014

DEADLINE: June 13, 2014 AWARD: $1,000 FORMAT: The essay may address any aspect of dispute resolution practice, theory or research that the contestant chooses. Essays must be 15-25 typed, double spaced pages. Essays must use 12 point

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