External Scholarships & Writing Competitions

Notre Dame Law School, Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

PRIZE:  $2,500 DEADLINE:  April 29,2016 For more information visit the official Scholarship page.

2016 HOWARD C. SCHWAB MEMORIAL ESSAY CONTEST SECTION OF FAMILY LAW

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Each year, the American Bar Association Section of Family Law conducts an essay contest to encourage law students to think about current issues in family law, and to encourage participation in the Section of Family Law. Students

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The Wolters Kluwer Legal Scholar Program

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

One submission per category may be submitted by any student currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school. Categories for submission are: Health law (including Medicare, Medicaid, life sciences, and health reform) Cyber security (including banking and financial privacy, securities,

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Law School Scholarship for Single Parents

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

In order to help single parents working toward a degree in law, the medical malpractice attorneys at Biancheria & Maliver P.C. are offering one $1,500 scholarship to a short essay contest participant. Our goal is to help

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2015 KC Legal

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Again this year they are offering a scholarship award to LGBTQ and allied law students.  One scholarship will be awarded to each local law school (UMKC, KU and MU).  The criteria for consideration is a copy of

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2016 Mendes Hershman Writing Contest

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Entrant Criteria: Author of the paper must be a student enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school’s J.D. program at the time of submission (submissions for the 2015-2016 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest will be accepted starting on

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TWELFTH ANNUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WRITING PRIZE

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016

Up to two prizes of $1,500 SUBJECT:  Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO:  Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2015 and August 15,

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2015-2016 Competition for Student Papers in Criminal Law and/or Criminal Procedure

Posted on: January 21st, 2016

The Criminal Law Section of the State Bar of California is pleased to announce its Seventh Annual Competition for Student Papers in Criminal Law and/or Criminal Procedure. This is a nationwide competition; while the focus is on

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DISH® 2016 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C

Posted on: January 21st, 2016

This year the grand prize is $2,500 for the winning student.  The second place prize is $1,000. The DISH® “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding

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Eighth Annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition

Posted on: January 21st, 2016

Eigth Annual Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition Law students from around the country will soon be submitting their papers for the March 1 deadline. Reasons to enter: 1) $4,000 in prize money; 2) Publication in a national

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