2014 Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies

The "Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies," seeks to recognize and support the efforts of graduate and/or law students dedicated to improving  the lives of workers, by awarding up to five $10,000 scholarships annually.

To be eligible for an award, individuals must be Graduate or Law Students enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States or Canada and must have a demonstrated interest in, and wish to make a career out of, working in the labor movement and on behalf of workers’ rights.
To receive an award, eligible candidates must meet a combination of criteria identified below
  • A strong academic record
  • Demonstrated commitment to the labor movement
  • A strong recommendation from an academic or a labor/workers’ rights practitioner
  • Good written and oral communication skills
Preference will be given to those who can demonstrate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) scores or otherwise.

Deadline is Monday, November 10, 2014.

For more information, visit http://playerstrust.org/programs/michael-weiner-scholarship-labor-studies/

2014 American College of Consumer Financial Services Laywers Writing Competition

Each year The American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers seeks to recognize written contributions to the field of consumer financial services law. Eligible papers include publishable articles, substantial book reviews, or book chapters; books; and student case note or comment. In any year, depending on the quality of the submissions, awards may be made in all or some of these three categories.

The awards include a cash payment ($2,500 for books, $2,000 for articles, reviews, or book chapters; and $1,000 for student work), a certificate or other token of recognition, and travel expenses to attend the College's annual dinner held in conjunction with the Spring Meeting of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Entries must have been written or published between November 15, 2013 and December 1, 2014.

Deadline for submission is December 1, 2014.

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2014 Aspiring Attorney Aid Scholarship

Kraut Law Group presents the "Aspiring Attorney Aid Scholarship" The scholarship is worth $500 and special consideration is being given to students currently enrolled in law school. Deadline is May 31, 2015.

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2014 Empowering Women In Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm presents the "Empowering Women In Law Scholarship." This is a $2,000 scholarship open to women nationwide who are currently attending law school. The deadline is the last day of the year (12/31/2014), and the application can be found here:


For more information please contact Race at The Pearce Law Firm (communitypearcelaw@gmail.com).


2014 Faith O'Neal Scholarship

The Queens County Women’s Bar Association is pleased to announce the Faith O’Neal Scholarship!  We are looking for a few good students who reside or attend school in Queens County.

Annexed is the application which may be distributed to your students.  Please note, the deadline for the submission of completed applications is Friday,  October 24th, 2014.

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2014 Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition

Thomas Jefferson School of law Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition
Thomas Jefferson School of law is pleased to announce the inaugural Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition. Made possible by the generous gift of Thomas Jefferson School of Law alumnus Jameson Crane III, the Crane Writing Competition seeks to encourage outstanding student scholarship at the intersection of law and medicine, or law and the social sciences. The competition promotes an understanding of these topics, furthers the development of legal rights and protections, and improves the lives of those with disabilities.
The competition is open to currently enrolled law students, medical students, and doctoral candidates in related fields who attend an accredited graduate program of study in the United States. Submitted papers may be on any topic relating to disability law, including legal issues arising with respect to employment, government services and programs, public accommodations, education, higher education, housing, and health care.
Submissions will be judged anonymously by an independent panel of experts. The winner of the competition will receive a $1,500 cash prize and the Thomas Jefferson Law Review (TJLR) will consider the paper for publication under the TJLR’s editorial standards. Two second place winners will each receive a $1,000 cash prize.  Preference for these additional winners will be given to submissions from disciplines not represented by the grand prize winner.
All submissions must be submitted electronically to: cranewritingcompetition@tjsl.edu. All entries must be received by midnight, Pacific Standard Time, January 15, 2015. Winning submissions will be announced by April 15, 2015.  
For further details, please consult the competition webpage: http://www.tjsl.edu/cranewritingcompetition. Please distribute this information broadly so that we may reach as many eligible students as possible. Questions may be directed to Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp, who will be coordinating the competition: susanb@tjsl.edu.


2015 Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship

The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship which has been established by the Foundation through a gift from the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship will be awarded to four second-year (2L) law students who are currently enrolled in law schools in the State of New York to work in trusts and estates law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2015.

The detailed guidelines, application, and listing of required documents to accompany the application for the fellowship may be accessed at http://www.tnybf.org/.

The deadline for submission of all application materials is November 30, 2014.