4.19.2017

The 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

The 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application Is Now Available!
 
Application deadline is June 16, 2017.
 
Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete their first year of law school by June 2017. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2018 in one of our Firm’s offices.  Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student's third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.
 
For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit:
https://www.bakerdonelson.com/diversity-scholarship-diversity-practices
 
 
Please do not hesitate to contact Helen Beasley with questions at hbeasley@bakerdonelson.com

2017 IADC Legal Writing Contest

2017 IADC Legal Writing Contest is available for all the J.D. candidates who are currently enrolled in accredited law schools.
 
Deadline May 19, 2017 & for more about scholarship checkout the given link:


The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) is delighted to announce its IADC Legal Writing Contest to all law school students. All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the law of practical concern to lawyers engaged in the defense, or management of the defense of civil litigationThe program will worth total $3,500 award. The first place winner will get US $2,000, second place winner US $1,000, and third place winner US $500.
The International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) has been serving a distinguished membership of corporate and insurance defense attorneys and insurance executives since 1920.The Association was created in 1920 by a group of general counsels, calling themselves the General Counsels’ Association of the United States. Its purpose was to foster good will and cooperation among general counsel who shared common interests and challenges.
Eligibility:
  • All law school students who are enrolled as J.D. candidates in accredited law schools in the U.S. and Canada at the time of submission of their entries. http://willamette.edu/law/internal/students/osa/pdf/writing_competitions/iadc_2017.pdf
  • Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the law of practical concern to lawyers engaged in the defense, or management of the defense of civil litigation.
How to Apply:
To be applying for the contest, the applicant can download application through the given link: http://www.iadclaw.org/assets/1/7/Entry_Form_2017.pdf
Submitting Details:
The complete application can submit in English in Microsoft Word format to Melisa MaiselVanis, through the following ways:
  • Mail to: 303 W. Madison, Suite 925, Chicago, Illinois 60606 USA Attn: Melisa MaiselVanis, Professional Development Manager
  • Fax: P: 312.368.1494 F: 312.368.1854
  • E-mail: mmaisel-at-iadclaw.org
Financial Aid and Award Money:
Winning and honorable mention entries are considered for publication in the IADC’s quarterly academic publication, the Defense Counsel Journal. Monetary awards will be made as follows:
  • US $2,000 to the first place winner
  • US $1,000 to the second place winner
  • US $500 to the third place winner
  • Honorary mentions receive no monetary awards
Application Deadline:
The scholarship entries must be received on or before Friday, May 19, 2017.
Link for More Information:
Contact Information:
If you have any question, email at mmaisel-at-iadclaw.org.

4.13.2017

OEDB.org Scholarships

The American Association for University Women recently reported that 53% of women have high student loan debt just one year after graduation, compared to 39% of men. Many women also face the added difficulties of trying to go to college for the first time later in life, returning to school after long gaps of time, and attaining a degree while being a single parent.

To help make college more accessible for them, our college planning experts at OEDB.org developed two holistic financial aid guides specifically for women. It breaks down available grants, scholarships, and fellowships, along with useful tips and tricks.

See links for a list of scholarships and deadlines! 

National Law Review is hosting its 2017 Law Student Writing Competition.

The National Law Review is hosting its 2017 Law Student Writing Competition.

The National Law Review (NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work.

The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site.

Each month's entries will be judged and the top two to four articles chosen will be published on the NLR website.

Submissions are now being accepted.
 
 
 
 
 
Suggested Topics

  • Cyber-security Issues - Major data breaches, EU Privacy Shield, Wearable Devices, Medical Devices​
  • Immigration Rights
  • Election 2016/2017 Coverage
  • Tax Issues
  • Constitutional Issues - First Amendment, Gun Control
  • Employment Issues - Ban the Box Laws, Minimum Wage,Transgender Accommodations, Age/Sex Discrimination

Articles covering current issues related to other areas of the law may also be submitted.
 
 
 
 
 
How to Submit:

Entries for the May contest must be submitted via email to lawschools@natlawreview.com by 5:00 pm Central Standard Time April 30, 2017.  Winners will be published in early May.

For complete submission guidelines and accompanying materials go to the Submission Guidelineshttps://app.robly.com/archive?id=cfba03c1bc8906d921ce54d483b85e27&utm_content=75367e2a91feca94a174e108e0d3bbe8&utm_campaign=LAW%20SCHOOL%204-3-2017&utm_source=Robly.com&utm_medium=email 
 
 
 
 
 
Why Students Should Submit Articles:
Students have the opportunity to publicly display their legal knowledge and skills.
The student's photo, biography, and contact information will be posted with each article, allowing for professional recognition and exposure.

Winning articles are published alongside those written by respected attorneys froAm Law 200 and other prominent firms as well as from other respected professional associations.
Now more than ever, business development skills are expected from law firm associates earlier in their careers. NLR wants to give law students valuable experience generating consumer-friendly legal content of the sort which is included for publication in law firm client newsletters, law firm blogs, bar association journals and trade association publications.
Student postings will remain in the NLR online database for up to two years, easily accessed by potential employers.
 
 

Enjuris Scholarship Essay Contest

Enjuris Scholarship Essay Contest
Scholarship amount: $1,000
DeadlineAugust 20, 2017
Essay question
To enter, answer the following question in 500-750 words:
"Do you think that cell phone manufacturers should be held responsible for distracted driving?"

Eligibility requirements
  • Applicants must be a resident of the U.S. and registered at a U.S. college or university.
  • The writing and any accompanying materials submitted must be unique (not submitted elsewhere), original and the applicant’s own creation.
  • The Enjuris Scholarship Essay Contest Application Form must also be submitted.
  • Only one submission per student will be considered.
 
How to apply
Submit your application materials by email to students@pr.enjuris.com by the stated deadline.

Materials submission checklist
  • (PDF) Application form
  • Essay
  • Bio
  • Photo
  • Social media account links, if any

     
Scholarship selection process
Judges will examine all entries received by the deadline above. Entries will be judged on argument presented as well as reader-friendliness for online audiences. The winner will be selected within two weeks of the submission deadline. One winner will be awarded the scholarship amount, and notable entries will also be published on the Enjuris blog.


Details and application form can be found here: 
https://www.enjuris.com/students/scholarships.html

Staten Island Women’s Bar Association Scholarship

The Staten Island Women’s Bar Association (“SIWBA”), a chapter of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York (“WBASNY”), has a long standing tradition of promoting the advancement of the status of women in society and women in the legal profession, as well as promoting the fair administration of justice. The SIWBA gives a voice to issues of particular importance to women and women attorneys on a state and national level.
In further support of its mission, the SIWBA has created an annual scholarship to provide a monetary grant in the amount of $1,000 to a law student who supports the organization’s goals.
The scholarship is open to male and female applicants whose permanent residence is located in Staten Island, New York. It should be noted that students who reside at school during the academic year may apply.
Applications should be sent to:
SIWBA
P.O. Box 140813
Staten Island, NY 10314
Applications must be postmarked or received by May 1st to be eligible for the award.
Respectfully,
SIWBA Scholarship Committee

Download Application here! http://siwba.org/2017/03/22/siwba-scholarship/ 

4.04.2017

EOD USA Group Scholarship

EOD USA Group is very excited to tell you that we are offering a scholarship to Touro students. We would love to make an application for this scholarship available to your students.
Eligibility Requirements
- We welcome students from Touro.
- Having a strong passion for essential oils is a major plus factor as we will be choosing a scholar who believes in the same vision and values as EssentialOilDiffuserUSA
The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay on "Benefits of one of your favorites essential oils"
 

For more details information please check here:
http://www.essentialoildiffuserusa.com/scholarship/
All essay submissions should be sent to:scholarship@essentialoildiffuserusa.com
Should you have any question, please let us know.
We look forward to reading submissions from Touro students.