External Scholarships

The International Association of Defense Counsel 2015 Legal Writing Contest

Posted on: January 30th, 2015

All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other

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The 2015 Ms. JD Fellowship

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to create the Ms. JD Fellowship. The Fellowship is Ms. JD’s program to promote mentoring and professional development. Each spring, Ms. JD selects

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National Association of Women Lawyers®

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition $500 scholarship award The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession and

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Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) Advancement of Animal Law Scholarships are available to law student members of our Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) chapters and are awarded based upon demonstrated commitment to ALDF’s mission, “to

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Student Writing Competition in ADR

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

$500 award Recognizing scholarly work in Undergraduate, Graduate and Legal degree programs. Each year, the Association for Conflict Resolution of Greater New York (ACR-GNY) hosts a student writing competition in ADR. The competition is organized in

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Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. 2015 Law Student Diversity Scholarship

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

$2,000 scholarship award to a law student who is either a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or demonstrates the commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. Deadline is May 31, 2015. For

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Notre Dame Law School Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Posted on: January 28th, 2015

$2,500 prize awarded for one winning entry.  This competition is open to all law students at U.S. law schools.  All students with an interest in legal ethics are invited and encouraged to participate. Deadline is April 24,

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ABA Writing & Essay Contests and Other Competitions

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

As a Law Student Division member, you are eligible to participate in a variety of law student writing and essay competitions sponsored by various ABA specialty entities.  Many of these competitions include monetary awards and opportunities to

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Antitrust Law Student Writing Competition

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

Entry deadline: January 30 Award: $2,500; transportation and accommodation to attend the Antitrust Section’s Spring Meeting (April 15-17, 2015) in Washington, DC. Designed to encourage and reward student-written articles in the area of antitrust law, competition policy,

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Section of Family Law Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

Entry deadline: April 17 Award: Monetary prize, certificate of recognition, consideration of essay’s publication in Family Law Quarterly and on the Section website, letter to law school dean regarding your achievement, and one year complimentary membership to

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