Conferences, Outside Scholarships & Essay Writing Competitions
This page contains information about outside scholarships, writing competitions, and other opportunities for law students to publish.
Laubacher & Co. Domestic Violence Law Firm Scholarship
Laubacher & Co., a Cleveland family law firm, is seeking submissions for their first law school scholarship. To enter please submit a one page to three page essay about how domestic violence has played a role in your life and how obtaining your degree will assist you, and others to stop the cycle of domestic violence. The winning student will receive a $1000 scholarship for the upcoming fall semester. The recipient must be a current student, or has been accepted to attend school this fall. Recipients must fill out and submit the application by July 31st, 2014.
For scholarship application requirements please visit: http://www.laubacherlaw.com/scholarship/
Deadline: July 31, 2014
NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarships
The NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization established by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association.
Scholarships are awarded each fall to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serve or contribute to the Asian Pacific American community as future leaders. Since 1995, the first year in which Foundation Scholarships were granted, over 75 students have received scholarship, fellowship and internship monies totaling over $615,000.
For scholarship application requirements please visit: http://www.napaba.org/napaba/showpage.asp?code=scholarships
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Farzad Family Law Scholarship
Farzad Family Law, APC is offering an annual scholarship to all law and pre-law students. This scholarship is merit based and the winning applicant will receive $3,000 dollars towards their costs of education. The 2014 essay topic is as follows: 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? Responses should be between 2,500 to 4,500 words, although the length is not strictly enforced.
For scholarship application requirements please visit: http://farzadlaw.com/farzad-family-law-scholarship/
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Empowering Women in Law Scholarship
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 (2015).
For essay and application requirements please visit http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2014
1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an Outstanding Paper on Social Insurance
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is currently accepting applications for its 1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an outstanding paper on social insurance. The award is designed to recognize and promote outstanding research and analysis by law students addressing the impact of the law on social insurance policy questions, especially those that address aging. Sponsored by the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, the winner will receive a $2,500 honorarium and the opportunity to participate in the 27th Annual NASI conference on January 28 – 29, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC with expenses paid. The writing award will be given to the best paper or article in the social insurance field completed between January 1, 2013 and September 14, 2014 addressing topics relevant to the design, planning, implementation, or evaluation of social insurance policy.If you feel that your paper is a candidate for this competition or someone you know, visit the Law Student Writing Award page [http://www.nasi.org/studentopps/lawstudentwritingaward] on NASI’s website for application details or call NASI at (202) 452-8097.
Deadline: September 15, 2014
For essay requirements and competition rules please visit http://www.nasi.org/studentopps/lawstudentwritingaward
Richmond Journal of Law & Technology 2014 Student Law & Technology Writing Competition
The Richmond Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to announce the commencement of the 2014 Student Law and Technology Writing Competition. From now until midnight EST on Friday, October 3, 2014, all law students across the country will be eligible to compete in the writing competition for cash prizes and a chance to be published in a future issue of the Journal. The entries must focus on topics at the intersection of technology and the law. The first place prize is $1,500 and the second place prize is $700. Additionally, one student from the University of Richmond will be awarded the Rick Klau prize of $300.
In order to properly submit an entry, each student must follow the submission guidelines. Any entries that do not comply with the submission guidelines will not be considered. Please e-mail all completed entries along with an entry form to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Student Law and Technology Writing Competition” in the subject line by midnight EST on Friday, October 3, 2014. Both the submission guidelines and the entry form can be found on JOLT’s website.
For essay requirements and competition rules please visit http://jolt.richmond.edu/
Deadline: October 3, 2014
National Law Review Law Student Writing Competition
The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site. No entry fee is required and applicants can submit an unlimited number of entries each month. The winning submissions will be published according to specified dates. Entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be featured on the NLR homepage for a month. Up to 5 runner-up entries will also be posted in the NLR searchable database each month. Each winning article will be displayed accompanied by the student’s photo, biography, contact information, law school logo, and any copyright disclosure. All winning articles will remain in the NLR database for two years.
For essay requirements and competition rules please visit http://www.natlawreview.com/NLR-law-student-writing-competition
CALL FOR PAPERS
International Technical Sciences Journal- Call For Papers
The “International Technical Sciences Journal” (ITSJ) is a peer reviewed journal, which accepts high quality research articles. The journal is issued annually (each February). ITSJ is available to all researchers who are interested in publishing their scientific achievements. ITSJ is available to all researchers who are interested in publishing their scientific achievements in the field of technical sciences. We welcome submissions focusing on theories, methods and applications in both articles and book reviews. Regular publications of the ITSJ are uploaded on our website. Moreover, the European Scientific Institute, ESI the publisher of the ITSJ, mails printed copies of the journal to the authors of the papers.
Learn more by visiting http://www.itsj.org/