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The Association of Women Attorneys 2015 Scholarship.
A Second Year Scholarship of $2,500 and a Third Year Bar Review Scholarship of $3,500 will be awarded to deserving students from each of the three Houston area law schools.
Applications must be postmarked no later than January 31, 2015.
Scholarship recipients will also receive a free AWA membership for one year and be included as a guest of honor at the AWA Premier Women in Law Cocktail Reception Honoring the Premier Women in Law and Scholarship Recipients for Diamond and Platinum Sponsors on February 25, 2015 and as a guest of one of our table sponsors at the Premier Women in Law Luncheon on March 25, 2015. Additionally, scholarship recipients will be given a professional photograph of themselves to assist them in their marketing efforts.
The Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship
The Baumgartner Law Firm offers a scholarship for current or incoming law students based on need and commitment to helping others. One student will receive a $3,000 scholarship.
Criteria: Applicants must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited Law School in the US, (persons who have applied to law school but have not yet been accepted may apply, however, the scholarship will only be awarded to someone enrolled in an accredited school at the time of scholarship selection).
Deadline to apply: August 31. 2015.
Application: Applicants apply online and the application can be found at: https://baumgartnerlawyers.com/baumgartner-law-firm-scholarship-application
Award will be announced by November 30, 2015.
About Baumgartner Law Firm: The Baumgartner Law Firm is a top-rated personal injury law firm in Houston, Texas, and takes great pride in giving back to the community. It is our hope that the Baumgartner Law Firm Scholarship will help a needy student achieve a top-notch legal education.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholars Awards Application
Constangy, Brooks & Smith initiated its Diversity Scholars Awards program to recognize the achievements of law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, a commitment to diversity in their community, school or work environment, and personal achievements in overcoming challenges to reach goals. One student will receive a $2,500 scholarship.
To be eligible, you must be a second-year student enrolled in an accredited law school that is located in one of the following states: Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Virginia/Washington, D.C., New Jersey and Massachusetts. Selection criteria will include your academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.0); commitment to diversity in the community, or in your school or work environment; and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach your goals.
To be considered for the Diversity Scholars Award, applications and all supporting materials, including the applicant’s official sealed law school transcript, must be received at the address shown below on or before Friday, December 12, 2014. Documents sent via facsimile, e-mail or received after the deadline will not be accepted or considered. Should you wish to confirm receipt of your application, please send it in a manner that notifies you of receipt (i.e., certified return receipt mail).
Banner & Witcoff is proud to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoffs commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds.
Applications will be accepted September 15,2014 through January 5, 2015.
Awards will be announced in April2015.
First Annual Survivors Scholarship Now Accepting Applications
A new college scholarship has been announced by Chalik & Chalik Law Offices. Aimed at those who have survived a serious medical diagnosis and are moving forward in their lives, the $1,000 scholarship is open to anyone attending college or law school in the U.S. this spring.
The first annual Survivors Scholarship asks applicants to submit a short personal essay about how their cancer or significant medical issue influenced their choice to pursue a higher education. Applications can be found at http://www.chaliklaw.com/scholarship/. The deadline for submission is 1/12/2015 and the winning applicant will be notified by 2/1/2015.
Academic requirements are set at a current GPA of 3.0 or above. Students entering college for the first time will have to document acceptance at an accredited institution, and all applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal residents. The award will be paid directly to the college in the student's name to help with tuition or materials costs.
For more information: please visit: http://www.chaliklaw.com/scholarship/
FrontierBundles.com Cyberbullying Awareness Scholarship
Requirement: Create a poster that raises awareness of student cyber bullying. You can create the poster in any medium you see fit from photography to hand- drawn art -- just make sure it is engaging and creative.
Roosevelt Lovett Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility: African American students enrolled in at least 6 units at a community college, trade school, public or private university, or graduate school; a minimum 2.3 GPA if already enrolled in college; at least 18 years of age.
State Bar of Texas Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Student Writing Contest
The goals of the State Bar of Texas Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section ("REPTL") Student Writing Contest ("Contest") are to encourage and reward law student writings on real property, probate, and trust law subjects of general and current interest. As part of this effort, REPTL will sponsor the Contest, which invites law school students to submit to REPTL original essays on a general or current topic dealing with real property, probate, or trust law. The Contest is designed to attract students to the real property, probate, and trust law fields, and to strongly encourage scholarship in these areas. ·
Who May Enter: The contest is open to any law school student in good standing, over the age of 18, who is currently attending, or has graduated from within the last 8 months, an ABA accredited law school located in the State of Texas. Each entrant must have begun classes in furtherance of a law degree.
Deadline: Entries must be received by REPTL no later than December 19, 2014.
Prizes: Two winners, one in Probate and Trust and one in Real Estate will receive $5,000.00 cash and a one-year free membership in the Section.
Stewart J. Guss College Student Scholarship
This topic gives applicants a wide range of scope of subject and direction and we hope to see lots of opinion and passion!
There is a $1,000 Scholarship for Current and Incoming Students
About Attorney Guss
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For more information please visit: http://attorneyguss.com/annual-stewart-j-guss-college-student-scholarship/#sthash.PuAKXotB.dpuf
Sutliff & Stout, PLLC: Technology for Texting and Driving Prevention
While there are hundreds, if not thousands of campaigns for texting and driving awareness, no one has come up with a way to definitively end the problem.
For this, the inaugural year of the annual Sutliff & Stout scholarship contest, we are asking students to come up with an idea and a prototype for technology that would prevent texting and driving altogether.
Submissions will be Judged on:
How to Apply:
By submitting your application, you are giving Sutliff & Stout, PLLC the permission to use and display your images for marketing and promotional purposes.
Deadline: December 31st, 2014
A winner will be selected by January 31st, 2015
More information at: http://www.sutliffstout.com/attorney-profiles/graham-e-sutliff/
Animal Law Writing Contest
The American Veterinary Medical Association, American Kennel Club, Cat Fanciers’ Association and Animal Health Institute offer law students an opportunity to engage in a scholarly discussion and debate of legal issues related to animals and animal law.
The Grand Prize Winner receives a $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.
Papers must be submitted not later than Noon CST on February 15, 2015 in order to be accepted.
Read the Official Contest page for details: www.avma.org/LawSchoolContest
The Bell Law Group Scholarship for Students Confined to a Wheelchair
The Bell Law Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship for a current or incoming law school student that is confined to a wheelchair. They are hoping to bring awareness to the difficulties faced by those with mobility issues as well as the importance of accomodations.
2015 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition
The FBA Section on Taxation would like to announce the…2015 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition
Winning authors receive $2000 (first place) or $1000 (second place) and a trip to the FBA’s Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C. The winning entries may be published in the Tax Section
Deadline is January 5, 2015
Entries may be submitted by email to Marcellus Howard at email@example.com
For more information, see www.fedbar.org/tax.
17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition
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 and IP professors and students. The scholarships are a joint effort of the GRAMMv® Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries intended to provide law students with opportunities in the field of entertainment law.
Award: The grand prize winner receives a $5,000 scholarship and the four runners-up each receive a $1,500 scholarship. The winners are also flown to Los Angeles where they are honored at the Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon in front of an audience comprised of some of the top entertainment attorneys in the country. The winners also attend GRAMMY week events including the GRAMMY Awards telecast, and The MusiCares® Person of the Year Tribute.
Deadline: January 6, 2015
Please go to the following website for more information:
America Indian Law Review Writing Competition
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 not be favored.
Deadline: 6PM Eastern Standard Time, Friday, January 30, 2015
Charles Moo Scholarship
Students must write 450-700 words for the prompt, "Provide three ideas on how new businesses can use social media to increase revenue."
By applying for this scholarship, you agree to share publishing rights for your prompt with Kamal Moo and Jovan Johnson.
For more info, please visit: http://www.johnson-moo.com/charles-moo-scholarship/
2015 Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship
The Honolulu law firm of Davis Levin Livingston has announced their second Public Interest Law Scholarship. The scholarship intends to support law students intending to pursue public interest and add to the ranks of motivated young attorneys willing to consider a career as a public interest lawyer.
Completed applications must be submitted no later than July 15, 2015. Application materials should be mailed (or emailed in PDF format) to:
The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the 2014-15 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition.
Organized by ELI and the National Association of Environmental Law Societies (NAELS), this annual competition invites law students from across the country to submit papers exploring current issues of constitutional environmental law. Our goal is to inform the ongoing debate about the constitutional legitimacy of environmental laws and to recognize students who have advanced the state of scholarship through original analysis of cutting-edge topics. The winner receives a $2000 cash prize, public recognition, an offer of publication in ELI’s flagship journal, the Environmental Law Reporter (ELR), and a one-year individual membership to ELI.
Last year’s competition produced winner Paul Stewart of Wayne State University. His article, “The Overlooked Vulnerabilities of State-Level Greenhouse Gas Regulations Under Pike Balancing and Possibilities for Addressing Those Vulnerabilities,” will appear in the December 2014 issue of ELR.
A copy of the 2014-15 competition notice is attached. We would greatly appreciate your circulating it to appropriate law faculty and students. Submissions are due on April 6, 2015. For more about the competition and past winners, please visit http://www.eli.org/program_areas/writing_competition_index.cfm.
If you have any questions, please contact ELI Research Associate Talia Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 939-3241. Thank you for your assistance, and we look forward to receiving submissions from your law school!
2015 Human Rights Essay Award
This year’s Annual 2015 Human Rights Essay Award competition topic will be Transitional Justice, International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. This annual competition, sponsored by the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, encourages lawyers to produce scholarly work in International Human Rights Law. The Academy grants two awards – one for the best article in English and one for the best article in Spanish. Winners receive a scholarship to attend the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, travel expenses to Washington D.C., housing at the university dorms, a per diem for living expenses, and articles are eligible for publication in the American University International Law Review.
The deadline for submissions is February 1, 2015.
A complete set of guidelines is available at: www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy/hraward.cfm
Houtan Scholarship Fund
The National council of Jewish women Houston section 2015-2016 Academic year Scholarship
Applicants must be college juniors (includes those entering their junior year or above in fall, 2015.
Enrolled in their course of study for academic year 2015-2016.
Permanent residence is in the greater Houston metropolitan area*
*Houston metropolitan area includes Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Liberty, San Jacinto, and Waller counties.
Preparing for a career in a health profession, education, community or social services, or Jewish Studies.
Note: International students who are here on a student visa do not qualify.
Deadline for submission is March 9, 2015
Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women in Law ScholarshipThe Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women in Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.
This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 & will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015). - See more at:
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Practicing Law Institute Bar Review Program Tuition Scholarships
Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition
East Lansing, MI – The Journal of Business & Securities Law announces the release of the 2015 Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition. Eligible students are invited to submit a business or securities law article in law review format to email@example.com by February 20, 2015. All inquiries should be directed to Ashley Byers: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a law student at an ABA accredited law school, then submit:
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Submissions must be emailed to email@example.com.
Prize: $500 and publication in the Journal of Business & Securities Law.
Note: The prize money is contingent on receipt of a signed publication contract. Submissions must not already be selected for publishing in another law review or other publication, nor may it already be published.