External Scholarships

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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2015 Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Writing Competition

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

Entry deadline: March 6 Award: $1,000; transportation and accommodates to attend the Forum’s Annual Conference (May 20-22, 2015), in Washington, DC; possible publication in the Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. Contact Dawn Holiday for

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2015 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest, $5,000 Legal Essay Contest

Posted on: January 15th, 2015

This scholarship is sponsored by the Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability of the ABA.  This year’s contest hypothetical involves liability issues arising from the breach of a law firm’s computer network and the subsequent leaking of

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Animal Law Writing Contest

Posted on: November 13th, 2014

DEADLINE: Noon CST on February 15, 2015 AWARD: $2500 cash prize plus round-trip airfare, one night accommodation and ground transportation to the American Veterinary Medical Law Association’s Annual Meeting in Boston, MA in July 2015 REQUIREMENTS: Must

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Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

Posted on: October 29th, 2014

DEADLINE: July 15, 2015 AWARD: $3,000 toward law school tuition and related expenses ELIGIBILITY: Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States Recipient is accepted, and will be attending law school

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Law Firm Marketing Ideas Scholarship

Posted on: October 29th, 2014

DEADLINE: July 31, 2015 AWARDS: $1000 ELIGIBILITY: Accepted to or attending an ABA accredited law school with a minimum GPA of 3.0 THE WRITING CHALLENGE: What is your great law firm marketing idea? FOR MORE INFORMATION: visit the Law

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