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Scholarships & Writing Competitions

Writing Competitions:

1-800-LAW-FIRM Law School Scholarship Essay Contest - This years topic: What would you do to improve the legal system. Deadline October 5, 2014.

White River Environmental Law Writing Competition - Applicants are invited to submit original essays addressing any relevant topic in the fields of environmental law, natural resource law, energy law, environmental justice, land use law, animal law, and agricultural law. Deadline December 10, 2014.

Legal Blog Post Writing Contest - Any topic in litigation involving expert witnesses. Deadline December 31, 2014.

Center for Alcohol Policy Writing Contest - Topic: As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and regulators can learn from the movement to end alcohol Prohibition in the 1930s? Deadline November 17, 2014. 

Scholarships:

Farzad Family Law Scholarship - Question you must address: “Should the right to marry for same sex couples become a federal constitutional right by amendment to the United States Constitution or remain a State issue?" Deadline December 15, 2014

Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship - The Asian Heritage Law Scholarship is open to any student who will be attending their first year of law school by the fall of 2015 or are already in law school. Candidates are asked to write a short essay describing how their background and experiences in the Asian American community influenced their choice to go to law school and how they plan to use their law degree. Deadline January 12, 2015