5.26.2017

Inaugural Luu-Ng Family Trust Scholarship



The National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys is pleased to announce the inaugural Luu-Ng Family Trust Scholarship in honor of Hai Vinh Luu and My Thi Dang in the amount of $5,000.

This scholarship is offered to Vietnamese-American law students who have demonstrated academic excellence, and commitment and dedication to the public interest and serving underprivileged communities.  Priority will be given to law students demonstrating financial or other socio-economic hardship.  The Luu-Ng Family Trust Scholarship will be presented at the 11th Annual National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys in Orange County, California.  The final scholarship recipient is invited, but is not required, to attend and participate in the conference in Orange County, California on September 15-16, 2017 with complimentary registration.
  
Eligibility:  Must be a student enrolled in an ABA accredited law school for the 2017-2018 school year.  Proof of enrollment is required.
  
Please send transcript, resume and a 500-word essay addressed to NCVAA/Luu-Ng Family Trust Scholarship Committee to NCVAA2017@gmail.com.  All application materials must be received by July 10, 2017.  The awardee will be notified no later than August 10, 2017.
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 For conference information, please visit www.ncvaa.org.

5.25.2017

APA Planning & Law Division Writing Competition Announcement - Cash Prizes & Publication in The Urban Lawyer!

The Planning & Law Division of the American Planning Association announces its 34th Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The Competition, which honors the memory of three leading figures in American city planning law (R. Marlin Smith, Richard Babcock, and Norman Williams) is open to law students and planning students writing on a question of significance in planning, planning law, land use law, local government law or environmental law.

The winning entry will be awarded a prize of $2,000 and submitted for publication in The Urban Lawyer, the law journal of the American Bar Association's Section of State & Local Government Law. The Second Place paper will receive a prize of $400 and one Honorable Mention prize of $100 will also be awarded.

The deadline for submission of entries is June 5, 2017 and winners will be announced by August 29, 2017. Please refer to the following link for official rules and further details: http://www.acsp.org/news/341936/34th-Annual-Smith-Babcock-Williams-Student-Writing-Competition.htm.

Veterans Grant Competition- Now Open!


Open now, until July 1, 2017 David Resnick of the David Resnick & Associates, PC is accepting submissions for their first "Honoring Veterans" grant competition. Veterans from the US military are eligible to enter themselves, or nominate someone who is deserves to win. 

You may find more information by clicking on the following link: www.injuryclaimnyclaw.com/veterans-grant-contest/ . $4,000 in grants are available to applicants.

Puerto Rican Bar Association in New York (PRBA) Scholarship Fund


Every year the Puerto Rican Bar Association in New York (PRBA) awards several scholarships to Latino law students in the New York area.  


Click on the following link for the application materials: http://prbany.com/scolarship-fund/application/. The deadline is July 31, 2017.

Questions or concerns?  Contact Jessica at 347-419-6775.