Writing Competitions, Awards, Grants and Scholarships
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Center for Alcohol Policy - National Essay Contest Deadline: 12/5/2013
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the 21st Amendement. Has it achieved it's purpose? For additional information, visit www.centerforalcoholpolicy.org
First prize $5,000; second $2,500, third $1,000
2013 Dr. Emanuel Stein and Kenneth D. Stein Memorial Writing Competition Deadline: 12/6/2013
Articles must be original from the applicant. Each student entrant is limited to one entry; multiple entries by the same person are expressly prohibited. Any current issue involving labor or employment law. The scope of permissible topics for the article is broad, i.e., any aspect of public or private labor or employment law. All articles must be emailed to email@example.com no later than Friday, December 6, 2013.
First Prize $3,000; Second Prize $2,000; Third Prize $1,000
Janet D. Steiger Fellowship Project (Summer 2014) Deadline: 12/13/2013
Students must complete an online application survery available at http://AmBar.org/Steiger. At the completion of the application survey students must also submit, via email, required materials to ABASteigerFellowship@americanbar.org.
The Future of Public Health Law Education: Faculty Fellowship Program - Call for Applications Deadline: 12/13/2013
This fellowship is designed for faculty who are passionate about teaching and have the support of their home institution for creating new courses, externships, clinics, or other curricular offerings or educational programs in the field of public health law. You must register at http://my.rwjf before you begin the application process.
For eligibility criteria, application process and program description visit, www.gsu.edu/PHLFellowship.
The University of Oklahoma American Indian Law Review Deadline: 1/31/2014
Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples. However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review will no be favored. Three winning authors will be recognized on the masthead of the American Indian Law Review, and will receive copies of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law, provided by LEXIS. Submissions may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to AILR Writing Competition, American Indian Law Review, 300 Timberdel Road, Norman, OK 73019 by the deadline.
2014 McAndrews Diversity in Law Patent Law Fellowship Deadline: 1/15/2014
Candidate must (a) be a first-year law student at an ABA-accredited law school with a diverse background that, in the firm's view, would help to improve diversity in the field of intellectual property law; (b) have a degree in science or engineering; and (c) intend to practice patent law in Chicago, Illinois. $5,000 at the completion of the clerkship
2014 Global Markets Law Journal Writing Competition Deadline: 2/15/2014
The Center for International Law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago sponsors the Global Markets Law Journal Writing Competition to encourage outstanding student scholarship that promotes greater interest in, and understanding of, the law of capital markets. Please submit an original essay on a topic of your choice that addresses some aspect of the law of capital markets, including securites, commodities, futures, options, derivatives, and related issues.
Cash Prize: $3,000 winning essay; $1,500 first runner-up; $500 second runner-up
22nd Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition Deadline: 3/1-4/2014
The competition promotes and recognizes the finest oral and written advocacy on significant issues in bankruptcy practice. To be part of this prestigious competition, complete and return the attached application. For additional information, visit www.stjohns.edu/law/bankruptcy.
The Sovereignty Symposium XXVII 5/31/2014
The Sovereignty Symposium is the foremost legal gathering on Native American law in the world. It was established to provide a forum in which ideas concerning common legal issues regarding Indian law can be exchanged in a scholary, non-adversarial environment. We invite papers on any issue concerning Native Amercian law. Submit papers no later than May 1, 2014 by email to email@example.com. Submissions will only be accepted in Word or Word Perfect by email. Questions? Call 405-556-9371. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and dedication to Native American law issues and the need for a scholarship in a simple letter of application.
The scholarships are a joint effort of the GRAMMY Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries intended to provide law students with opportunities in the field of entertainment law. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Grand prize winner receives $5,000 scholarship and four $1,5000 scholarships.