Mary Moers Wenig 2013 Student Writing Competition
The American College of Trust and Estates Counsel is a professional association consisting of approximately 2,700 lawyers from throughout the United States, Canada, and other parts of the world who are elected as Fellows of the College. This competition is open to any law student in good standing (full-time or part-time) who is currently enrolled as a JD or LL.M. candidate in an ABA-accredited law school within the U.S. or its possessions. First Prize is $5,000 and publication in the ACTEC journal, Second Prize is $3,000 and online publication on ACTEC's website and possible publication in the ACTEC journal, third Prize is $1,000 and online publication on ACTEC's website and possible publication in the ACTEC journal. The deadline is June 14, 2013. For more information, visit www.actec.org.
2013 Student Writing Competition in Cultural Heritage Preservation Law
The Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation is pleased to announce its 2013 Student Writing Competition. The competition is open to U.S. law students at schools approved by the American Bar Association. A paper must be the work of one student author alone. A student may only submit one paper, which must have been written after June 2012 and cannot have been published or accepted for publication. Papers may address any aspect of cultural heritage law, such as art, terrestrial and submerged cultural property, historic preservation, indigenous peoples, and intangible cultural heritage (but not intellectual property issues, except as they relate to cultural heritage). Papers must be between 20 and 45 pages in length and in 12-point Times New Roman font. The first place winner will receive a cash award of $1,000. The deadline is June 10, 2013. For more information, please visit www.culturalheritagelaw.com.
James B. Boskey Law Student Essay Contest on Dispute Resolution
Sponsored by the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, this competition is intended to create greater interest in the field of dispute resolution among all law students of the nation. The essay may address any aspect of dispute resolution practice, theory, or research that the contestant chooses. Essays are limited to 15-25 typewritten double-spaced pages in 12-point font, including footnotes or endnotes. The deadline is June 14, 2013. For more information, please visit www.americanbar.org.
ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law 2013 Law Student Writing Competition
Sponsored by the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Section, this competition allows a student to submit an essay on a current topic dealing with real property, trust and estate law. Essays must have been created by the entrant, must never have been published in any other medium, and must have been written after Sept. 1, 2012. Essays must not exceed 50 pages of double-spaced typed text. The first-place winner will receive $2,500 cash plus other benefits; the second-place winner will receive $1,500 plus other benefits, and the third-place winner will receive $1,000 cash plus other benefits. The deadline is June 14, 2013. For more information, please visit www.americanbar.org.
AEF Robert T. Matsui Annual Writing Competition
The Asian Pacific American Bar Association Education Fund is accepting submissions for its writing competition. A submission may address any topic of interest to the applicant, so long as it reasonably relates to Asian Pacific Americans and the law. The winner will receive a monetary award of $1,500 and will be published by UCLA's Asian Pacific American Law Journal. The deadline is June 15, 2013. For more information, please visit www.aefdc.com.
Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete their first year of law school by June 2013. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2014 in one of our following offices: Birmingham, AL; Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA; Jackson, MS; Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, TN; or Houston, TX. Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. The deadline is June 21, 2013. For more information, please visit www.bakerdonelson.com.
Robert C. Watson Award
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is accepting entries for the Robert C. Watson Competition. AIPLA has sponsored this student competition for many years to encourage interest in intellectual property issues. Students are encouraged to submit articles on a subject relating to the protection of intellectual property. Judges consider the merit of the article as a contribution to the knowledge respecting intellectual property and the extent to which it displays original and creative thought or information not previously written or published by an author. The award is presented each October during the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Submission deadline is June 30, 2013. For more information, please visit www.aipla.org.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 2014 Diversity Fellowship
The Fellowship, which includes an award of up to $15,000, will be offered to an exceptional rising second-year law student who shows the promise both of becoming an outstanding attorney and of contributing meaningfully to the diversity of Patterson Belknap and the legal community. The Fellowship will be awarded in the course of the regular fall recruiting season for summer associate positions and the Fellow will participate in the regular summer associate program at the Firm in the year after the Fellowship is awarded. In addition to a paid position as a 2L summer associate, the Fellow will receive $5,000 on the first day as a 2L summer associate, $5,000 upon acceptance of an offered position as an associate at Patterson Belknap and $5,000 on the first day of joining the firm as an associate. The deadline is June 30, 2013. For more information, please visit www.nalp.org.
2013 Tannenwald Writing Competition
The competition is sponsored by the Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel. It is named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the highest quality. The Tannenwald Writing Competition is open to all full- or part-time law school students, undergraduate or graduate. Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500 for the top three papers. The deadline for submitting papers is 9 p.m. EST, July 3. Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the competition rules.
Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights
The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at The University of Texas School of Law extends a call for papers for the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights. The scope of the topic is broad. Papers can be on any topic that addresses gender and human rights from an international, transnational, or comparative perspective. The winner will receive a $1,000 prize, and the paper will be published on the Center's Website. The deadline is July 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.utexas.edu.
2013 New York State Bar Association Committee On Animals And The Law Student Writing Competition
The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Student Writing Competition. This competition seeks to foster legal scholarship among law students in the area of animals and the law. Law students are invited to submit to the Committee on Animals and the Law an article concerning any area of animal law. The first-place winner will receive $1,000 and a certificate of achievement. The second-place winner will receive $500 and a certificate of achievement. The deadline is July 1, 2013. For more information, please visit www.nysba.org.
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