Zelle LLP Diversity in Law Scholarship
Description: Zelle LLP is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession. To that end, Zelle is pleased to offer this Diversity in Law scholarship. The scholarship is designed to encourage and assist students from diverse backgrounds and with diverse perspectives, as well as students with a proven interest in diversity-related issues, in pursuing the law as a profession to apply.
Eligibility: Applicants must either be First-Year law students enrolled full-time, or be Part-Time (four-year program) or Joint-degree students in their second year of law school. Applicants must also either be (1) a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship.
Award Amount: $30,000 Split into two school years provided that the recipient maintains a 3.0 GPA.
Deadline: April 1, 2017
Completed Applications should be submitted to:
Kristin Suga Heres, Diversity in Law Scholarship
600 Worchester Road,Suite 101Framingham,MA 01702
The 2017 Tannenwald Writing Competition
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. Paper on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the competition Rules viewable here.
Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500 for the top three papers.
Deadline for submitting papers: 9:00 p.m. EDT, July 5, 2017.
Additional information is available here.