Writing Competitions, Awards, Grants, and Scholarships
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National Italian American Bar Association (NIABA)
NIABA is proud to offer – from the Anthony & Anne Rosinia Scholarship Fund and in conjunction with the Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) – a $5,000 scholarship to a law student of Italian descent.
Further information about the scholarship is available online and students may apply directly here. The scholarship is awarded each May, but the application is due February 28, 2018, so please be sure to spread the word to your law students as soon as possible!
If you have any questions, contact Cristina Salamone, NIABA Scholarship Chair, email@example.com or by telephone at 203-786-3700.
The scholarship is awarded each May, but the application is due February 28, 2018.
The Gainsberg Law Annual Scholarship Award for 2018
Gainsberg Law is proud to offer an annual $2500 scholarship opportunity for your students: the Gainsberg Law Annual Scholarship Award. Every year, we will select a student who is or will be, enrolled in an accredited university or college in the Fall semester of the upcoming academic year. The winner will be announced in June 2018. Upon the student’s request, the non-transferrable award can be paid directly to the school.
Please send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fill out the application here. Incomplete applications, and applications emailed or uploaded after April 1, 2018, will not be considered. For questions about the scholarship, please contact email@example.com.
The John C. Hazard Fund
The AFLA (American Foreign Law Association) awards small-scale research scholarships to law students to promote the understanding and application of foreign, comparative and international law. Funded in part by contributions from AFLA members, Hazard Fund research scholarships are intended to ensure that recipients have access to modest financial assistance towards logistics, travel, housing, living expenses and other costs related to their research. This year, the AFLA will be offering up to two $3,000 grants to 1 & 2L students who write a 20-25-page research paper on an international comparative law topic of their choosing.
Applicants are asked to submit a 250-500 word research proposal, a current CV and an unofficial transcript to the AFLA by Monday, April 2, 2018. Accepted applicants will be notified by the end of May 2018. Applications should be submitted electronically to Nassim Ameli (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Nicholas Harnik (email@example.com). Additional information may be found here.
The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship
The Plaxen and Adler Scholarship Awards $2500 annually to a law student who has demonstrated an interest in civil trial advocacy and a career as a civil trial lawyer, as well as the concept of a fair Civil Justice system, a just result for the injured, a desire to represent the injured and those whose rights are jeopardized. The scholarship is available to all students enrolled in law school as well as senior college students already accepted into an accredited law school, including those who are outstanding and promising scholars, have an interest in civil trial advocacy and possess a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Additional information may be found here.
All applications must be submitted by May 15, 2018
The CPW Law Legal Scholarship
CPW Law is proud to offer our 2nd annual scholarship opportunity to pre-law students, incoming law students and current law students at accredited institutions who wish to pursue careers as trial attorneys. The scholarship value is $3,000. An application form and requirements for the CPW Law Legal Scholarship can be found here.
All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2018
Yeboah Law Group’s Annual Make a Difference Academic Scholarship
Yeboah Law Group is pleased to announce the first annual Make a Difference Scholarship for $3000 to students throughout the country who truly want to be the change they wish to see. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently enrolled in, or who will officially be enrolled in, any accredited university or college in the U.S. for the Fall semester of the upcoming academic year. Upon request, the scholarship award can be paid directly to your college or university. Eligibility requirements can be found here.
To submit your scholarship application: please fill out the application form below, no later than June 1, 2018. Incomplete applications, and applications that are emailed or postmarked after June 1, 2018, will not be considered.
If you need any additional information about the award or require more information in order to post this opportunity, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Frankowski Firm’s Annual Academic Scholarship Award
The Frankowski Firm announces the creation of the Annual Academic Scholarship Award. This scholarship will be awarded each year to a law student who is or will be enrolled in an accredited university or college in the Fall semester of the upcoming academic year. The award will be presented to the applicant who has best demonstrated outstanding academic achievement while promoting justice and serving the needs of those who have been disadvantaged or injured. The award is non-transferable and can be paid directly to the school at the student’s request.
Scholarship award: $2500
The scholarship will be awarded, and the student notified of his or her selection.
Please email completed applications to GivingBack@frankowskifirm.com, or fill out the application form located here. Any applications emailed or uploaded after July 2018 will not be considered. No incomplete applications will be considered. For questions about the scholarship, please contact GivingBack@frankowskifirm.com.