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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.
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.
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
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.
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:
Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Application 2015
The 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 (2016).
This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on academic achievement, school & community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities & financial need.
The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by December 31, 2015. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
To complete submission for this scholarship, please visit:
Deadline: December 31, 2015
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 email@example.com 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by February 20, 2015. All inquiries should be directed to Ashley Byers: email@example.com.
If you are a law student at an ABA accredited law school, then submit:
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.