Judge Bernard S. Meyer Scholarship

The scholarship is valued at $5,000 and will be awarded to one (1) student.

Established in 2004 by the law firm, Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C., the scholarship will be awarded to a law school student who excels in legal writing and advocacy skills.  

An essay that displays excellence in legal writing and advocacy skills must be submitted for consideration of this scholarship.

Deadline for submission is 04/06/2015

United Nations Academic Impact Student Essay Contest

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), in collaboration with ELS Educational Services, Inc., (ELS) invites students, 18 years and older, who are enrolled in a full-time course of study at a college or university, to participate in an essay contest through the Many Languages, One World program (“Many Languages,” available at ManyLanguagesOneWorld.ELS.edu).

The essay should relate to the post-2015 global development agenda, in the context of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, and the definition of new goals reflecting the imperative of global sustainable development that recognizes, and is enriched by, cultural and linguistic diversity. 

Students wishing to participate are encouraged to visit the website for background material in this regard: http://sustainabledevelopment.un.org.

You may also visit https://alquds.edu/~f70312/ELS2015ContestRules.pdf for more information about the contest.

DEADLINE IS MARCH 25th, 2015 at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time.


DISH 2015 "Best in Class" eDiscovery Legal Research & Writing Competition

The DISH "Best in Class" eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding of the evolution & practice of Information Governance & Discovery in civil litigation. 

  • PRIZE: $3,500 

  • DEADLINE: April 13, 2015. 
Additional contest information can be found on the contest website at: http://www.dishediscovery.com 

Please direct all questions to:


2015 ABA-Travelers Summer Internship for Students with Disabilities

The American Bar Association’s Commission on Disability Rights is pleased to partner with the traveller's Indemnity Company to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated, first-year law student with a disability. 

The Commission will select a law student with a disability to join the 2015 summer law intern program in Hartford, Connecticut offices. The internship will run from June 2 to August 15, 2015. 

Award: Interns will be paid a stipend of approximately $10,000.

Deadline: March 14, 2015. 

For further information see below:


The James Baker Hughes Prize

The Houston Journal of International Law invites students (both J.D. and LL.M. candidates) to compete for the James Baker Hughes Prize. 

TOPIC: Manuscripts must focus on the subject of international economic law, which includes all legal aspects of international economic relations, from private business matters to trade conflicts. 

FORMAT: Submissions sent to the Houston Journal of International Law should adhere to the following:
(a)  All body and footnote text should be double-spaced, with 12-point Times New Roman typeface.
(b) Manuscripts must be printed on 8.5”x11” paper.
(c)  Manuscripts may not exceed 25 pages in length, exclusive of footnotes or endnotes.
(e)  Use of footnotes is preferred over endnotes, but either is permissible.
(f)  Citations must conform to the 19th edition of The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
(g)  A cover sheet containing the manuscript’s title and the author’s name, contact information, and affiliation must accompany all submissions.

DEADLINE: Manuscripts also may be submitted via e-mail. E-mailed manuscripts must be submitted no later than April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.  Please e-mail manuscripts to cce@hjil.org.

OR send submissions to:
Houston Journal of International Law
Attn: Chief Casenotes & Comments Editor
University of Houston Law Center
100 Law Center
Houston, Texas 77204-6060

PRIZE: The winning paper will be published in the Houston Journal of International Law and the author will receive $500, courtesy of the Honorable Lynn N. Hughes, U.S. District Judge.