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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.
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.
The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association Scholarship
The Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA) Board will award scholarships to Houston area law students of $1,500 or more. Submissions should be returned to the Financial Aid Office, Suite 246, no later than Tuesday, November 4, 2014 by 5:30PM. HIPLA Board will make the selections in the fall semester, with awards made during the spring semester. You should address the criteria below in your submittal. The completeness of your submittal against the criteria will be a factor in evaluating scholarship recipients. There is no actual application.
All applicants agree to have their information, including financial aid award, submitted to the HIPLA Board for review.
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 StudentWriting 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 membershlp 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
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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/
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
Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition - 2014
TOPIC: Any subject in the field of securities law
ELIGIBILITY: Students enrolled at any accredited law school in the United States for the fall semester of 2014. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2014, and papers scheduled for publication in 2014 or 2015 are eligible for submission. Co-authored papers are not eligible.
DEADLINE: November 15,2014
MAIL TWO COPIES OF SUBMISSIONS TO:
All submissions must include author's name and contact information, including e-mail, postal address, telephone number, law school, and year of anticipated graduation. For submissions which have been published or are scheduled to be published, the name and date of publication should be included. Receipt of submissions will be acknowledged by e mail.
Submissions must be received by November 15, 2014. E-mail submissions will not be accep ted. See ASECA website (www.secalumni.org) for additional information. Questions may be directed to Mitzi Moore, ASECA Executive Director, at email@example.com or 202-462-1211.
Award winners will be invited to attend ASECA's annual dinner in Washington, DC on February 20, 2015. Travel and lodging expenses for the firs t place award winner will be reimbursed by ASECA up to $1,000 in actual expenses.
AS ECA was.founded in 1990 by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("S EC") alumni. ASECA was initially formed to continue the camaraderie that e:'<isted among ASECA members when they worked together at the SEC Today its membership is nationwide and internationaL ASECA is a non-priftt charitable organization 1vhose stated mission i.r lo provide the opportunity jar
education and growth of industry professionals; to promote study and research in the field of securities lmv; and to educate members on securities lmv by means of lectures, seminars and publications.
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
Michael Weiner Scholarship For Labor Studies
Major League baseball players are honoring the life of former MLBPA Executive Director Michael Weiner through the creation of the Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies. Awarded by the Major League Baseball Players Trust, this scholarship seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law school students dedicated to improving the lives of workers.
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