MaxFilings Scholarship Essay Contest

MaxFilings is offering a biannual collegiate scholarship opportunity in the amount of $1,000. To participate in the scholarship essay contest, applicant must answer the following question in 500 to 750 words: After college, do you plan to work for yourself or someone else? Why?

Eligibility requirements: 

  • Must be a U.S. resident or resident alien who is registered at a U.S. college or university.
  • Essays must be unique (not submitted elsewhere) and written by the scholarship application signator.
  • Only one submission per student will be considered.
The deadline for submission is: January 19, 2018 


Summer 2017 Volunteer Opportunity with LawHelpNY

LawHelpNY.org, a website designed to help low-income New Yorkers solve their legal problems, is looking for law student, law graduate and attorney volunteers to staff the LiveHelp chat service. Volunteers staff LiveHelp, an online, real-time chat service that directs users towards relevant self-help materials, legal services organizations and court information.

Volunteer Positions: 
LiveHelp is offered Monday through Friday from 9am to 9pm. 
Staffing is broken into four 3-hour shifts: 9am to 12pm, 12pm to 3pm, 3pm to 6pm, and 6pm to 9pm. 
*The evening shift (6-9pm) is currently fully staffed.

Volunteer are required to:
1. View a two-hour online training session and successfully complete a follow-up small group training and practice chat. 

2. View supplemental online trainings on the civil legal issues most frequently inquired about on LawHelpNY, such as family and housing law.

3. Commit to at least one weekly three-hour shift for a minimum of ten weeks. 

4. Volunteers are responsible for tracking their own time and reporting that to LawHelpNY. 

5. Complete an exit survey at the end of their service.

  • Due to the significant investment in training and administration for each volunteer, it is expected that volunteers will commit to at least 30 hours of service as a LiveHelp operator. 
  • Volunteers work from their own computer, in any location where they can reliably access the Internet.
Upon satisfactory completion of the requisite number of hours and the exit survey, LawHelpNY will complete any required paperwork necessary to satisfy the pro bono requirement of the New York State Bar or your respective law school.

To apply, complete the LiveHelp Volunteer Questionnaire and email your resume to 
LiveHelp Coordinator Michelle Born at mborn@nylawhelp.org

For further information, please contact LiveHelp Coordinator Michelle Born at mborn@nylawhelp.org or 212-760-2554, ext. 495. 


2017 Q3 Scholarship Contest: Nominate a Deserving Graduate

Participate in the 2017 Q3 Scholarship contest to nominate a deserving graduate to win a fully-sponsored place on the Global Vanguard Program in London, New York or Los Angeles. 

2. Enter your chosen participant's details in the online form
3. Tell us why your entrant deserves to win (up to 900 characters)

The CI Contest Jury will select three entries and each will be asked to make a 30-second video detailing why they are a deserving winner. 

We will post all three videos on our Facebook and Instagram channels, with the video with the most engagement (total likes and comments) winning a scholarship.


 All entries must be submitted by midnight on Friday, July 28th. 

* Nominees should be at least 18 years old and available to participate in Fall 2017 

To learn more about the program and to apply outside of the competition, visit:


Fall 2017 Global Vanguard Program

The Global Vanguard Program is an internship-based program which includes access to market-leading online classroom-based sessions and remote coaching and support.

Places are available in 12 cities globally:
London, Paris, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Miami, Chicago, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sydney or Hong Kong.

With internship placements in 9 industries:

Banking & Financial Services, Marketing, Advertising and PR, Consulting and Professional Services,  Technology and Engineering, Entertainment, Media and Journalism, Law and Politics, Art, Fashion & Design,  Charities, NFPs & NGOs, Start-Ups & Entrepreneurship. 

Application deadline: Friday, July 28th. 
To apply please visit: www.city-internships.com/apply
Places are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis so early application is advised.


2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application

The 2018 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application 
Deadline Has Been Extended to:
Monday, July 31st

"Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected and appreciated, recognized as sources of strength of the Firm, and valued as qualities that enrich the environment in which we work." 

Diverse law students who completed their first year of law school by June 2017

* Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 in their third year of law school
* A salaried 2L Summer Associate position in one of their offices

For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit: 

2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowships

Application for the 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowships is currently open. Fellowship applicants are encouraged to attend an informational webinar prior to submitting an application. Sessions will occur from 3-4 pm EST. For additional information and registration please visit: http://ow.ly/7wb930dbEIK.


Provident Metals Scholarship Essay Contest

Provident Metals has launched a scholarship program, which offers a $1,000 award to the winner of the biannual essay contest. 

For details and submission information please visit: https://www.providentmetals.com/scholarship.html 


Scholarships Opportunities

Please check out this website: https://www.fastweb.com/ to get information about scholarships from outside organizations! 

2017 Cole Schotz Diversity Scholarship Program

Cole Schotz P.C is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a second year, full-time law student in good standing. 

To be eligible the applicant must be:
  • A full-time student in good standing who will complete his/her first year of law school at an ABA accredited Law School by July 1, 2017.
  • Have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at his/her undergraduate school and law school. 
  • A citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America as well as attend an ABA accredited law school in a state where Cole Schotz’s offices are located: Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or Texas. 
  • The applicant must not be the recipient of another diversity scholarship award. 
The following items must be submitted, in addition to the application:
  • Official undergraduate transcript; 
  • Official first-year law school transcript;
  • Current resume;
  • A typed personal statement of 750 words or less. The statement must include information about (1) why the candidate wishes to pursue a career in law; and (2) how the candidate’s background, life experiences and/or goals as an attorney would improve diversity in the field of law; 
  • Proof of residency; 
  • List of all scholarships and grants you have received or will receive for the next academic year. Please provide the amount of each scholarship and grant. 
Submit the completed application and materials by Saturday, July 1, 2017, to:

Gayle P. Englert
Chief Human Resources Officer
Cole Schotz P.C.
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street
P.O. Box 800
Hackensack, New Jersey 07602-0800

Via e-mail genglert@coleschotz.com


The American Association of Nurse Attorneys Annual Meeting and Educational Conference

The American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA) will be sponsoring 10 to 15 students to attend the Annual Meeting and Educational Conference in August in Boston. The sponsorship will cover the conference attendance admission fee.  Students will have to pay for their travel and hotel.  This will be a great networking opportunity.

Further details are on the TAANA website: www.taana.org.   If you are interested, send an email to Elizabeth Beall at bealled@gmail.com requesting a TAANA Foundation sponsorship award for the TAANA Boston Meeting in August 2017 with a statement of interest in TAANA and why you want to attend this meeting. 


The American College of Environmental Lawyers (“ACOEL”) announces its annual Stephen E. Herrmann Environmental Writing Award (“Herrmann Award”).


The Herrmann Award is a stipend of $3,500 to the author of the winning submission, whether an article, note, case comment or essay, and $500 to the submitting law journal. The winner of the Herrmann Award will be invited to present his or her submission to the Fellows at the ACOEL Annual Meeting.


Student edited law journals or equivalent publications published by accredited U.S. law schools are eligible to submit annually a single candidate article, note, case comment or essay selected for its ability to promote understanding of legal issues in the broad field of environmental law, including natural resources law and/or environmental or resources aspects of energy law. 

Entries must be received no later than June 10, 2017.  For additional details and instructions, click on the following link: