10.08.2019

The 2019 Reeves Law Group Annual Scholarship Award

THE REEVES LAW GROUP IS AWARDING A $5,000 SCHOLARSHIP TO A DESERVING LAW STUDENT WHO AUTHORS A WINNING ESSAY - SEVENTH ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST
The Reeves Law Group, a Los Angeles Personal Injury Firm, is asking students to write about their genuine desire and goal of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society. The firms seeks to support a future lawyer who demonstrates through past, current and expected future deeds a genuine commitment to serve the less-fortunate. For full eligibility details, entry requirements, and scholarship application uploads, click here.
Award amount: $5,000
Deadline: December 15, 2019.
Open to: Undergrads in their senior year, and current law school students.


10.07.2019

Diversity Fellowship in Health Law

The New York Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following fellowship:

Diversity Summer Fellowship in Health Law 
Value: $5,000           Deadline: December 9, 2019
One fellowship will be awarded to a law student who is currently enrolled in a law school in the State of New York to work in Health law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer months.

Application link:

Mark T. Banner Scholarship

This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.

 

The recipient of the scholarship receives $10,000 payable for the Fall 2020 semester of his or her second or third year of law school.  Scholarship recipients are selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:

• Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
• Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
• Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
• Written and oral communication skills.
• Leadership qualities and community involvement.
• Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation & disability).
 


Application Deadline: December 6, 2019.
The application is available here.

Artificial Intelligence Writing Competition

CLCT is pleased to announce its third annual writing competition dedicated to innovative legal issues likely to arise from Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and/or related technologies.

All current law students are cordially invited to submit one paper which must:
  • Set forth the likely issue;
  • Explain why it likely will arise and to what degree; and
  • Analyze the probability that it can be readily resolved by application of existing law.
A submission is not required to contain a proposed solution to the issue; however, any plausible and well-articulated solutions put forward are likely to impress the judges!

Judges will select the best entries which creatively and innovatively address these criteria. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • First place: US $2,500
  • Second place: US $1,500
  • Third place: US $1,000

For more information, click here. Applications are due by December 20, 2019.

To view 2019 Writing Competition Rules, click here.

9.25.2019

DC Law Scholarship

Subject: DC Law Scholarship

The DC Law Scholarship is a recurring scholarship worth $2,000 designed to help one continuing law student with their tuition costs.

Who is Eligible: Admitted law school student attending an accredited law school in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

Application Instructions: Applications including all supporting documents must be submitted in full, online, by January 31,2020 in order to be considered. A winner will be announced on, or before, February 28, 2020 at which point the $2000 will be sent to the student's financial aid department to help pay for their tuition costs.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020.

Application Page: https://www.texasjustice.com/dc-law-scholarship/

9.18.2019

New York Bar Foundation Scholarships


The New York Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the following scholarships.

The Honorable Joel K. Asarch Elder Law and Special Needs Section Scholarship
Value: $2,500                        Deadline: November 22, 2019
One scholarship is awarded to a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student who is enrolled in a law school in the State of New York.  The student shall be actively participating in an Elder Law Clinic at the school or perform other substantial efforts which demonstrate interest in the legal rights of the elderly or the practice of elder law.

Application link: www.tnybf.org/asarch


The Real Property Law Section Melvyn Mitzner Scholarship
Value: $5,000                        Deadline: November 22, 2019
One scholarship is awarded to a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student who is enrolled in a law school in the State of New York who demonstrates Melvyn Mitzner’s commitment to professional achievement in the area of real property law including legal writing, lecturing and scholarship; and diversity in the profession. 

Application link:  www.tnybf.org/mitzner


The Real Property Law Section Lorraine Power Tharp Scholarship
Value: $5,000                      Deadline: November 22, 2019
One scholarship is awarded to a second year (2L) or third year (3L) law student who is enrolled in a law school in the State of New York who best exemplifies the core values important to Lorraine Power Tharp; academic excellence, a demonstrated interest in public service, high integrity and an interest in real property law.

Application link: www.tnybf.org/tharp

9.17.2019

American Arbitration Association - Diversity Student ADR Summit: Roadmap to a Career in ADR

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is launching a 1½-day ADR Summit for diverse law students to provide an in-depth understanding of what it really takes to become a successful arbitrator and/or mediator. Presenters will include experienced ADR professionals and litigators from various backgrounds who will outline a successful career path as an arbitrator or mediator and discuss how to avoid potential pitfalls along the way. Attendees will learn the importance of focusing on a specific industry, networking, connecting with mentors, gaining relevant experience, and building a good reputation in the field. The program is open to diverse students. Selected applicants will receive a $1,300 stipend to cover travel and hotel expenses to New York. When: Saturday, November 23 &; Sunday, November 24 Where: American Arbitration Association, New York, NY TO APPLY, please provide the following materials: Resume Statement of interest One faculty or professional recommendation An essay on the future of ADR (350-500 words) Application Deadline: October 7, 2019 Send Applications to: Kron Vollmer at VollmerK@adr.org.