Legal Blog Post Writing Contest (ALL)Date Added: 09/11/2014
The Expert Institute invites you to participate in their writing contest. To participate, submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation. Judging: The Expert Institute editorial staff, as well as a panel of practicing trial lawyers will judge the contest. Factors that will be considered during judgment include: clarity, style, and poise of writing, originality of topic, thoroughness of research and quality of analysis, and comprehensibility by lay and professional audiences. Online submission and additional information can be obtained at http://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest. DEADLINE: December 31, 2014.
Constangy, Brooks & Smith Diversity Scholarship Date Added: 09/11/2014
Constangy, Brooks & Smith will grant a Diversity Scholars Award to a deserving second-year law student. The Firm initiated this program in 2005 in order to recognize the achievements of law students who have demonstrated their interest in diversity. Constangy, Brooks & Smith is a premier labor and employment law firm, representing management for companies nationwide since 1946. Selection criteria is based on academic achievement; commitment to diversity in the student’s community, school or work environment; and personal achievement in overcoming challenges to reach his or her goals. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance. DEADLINE: December 12, 2014
Terry Eaton Attorney at Law Scholarship Date Added: 09/22/2014
This diversity scholarship is a great opportunity for African American and Hispanic students from single-mother homes who are committed to pursuing a quality education and who have a demonstrated ability for overcoming adversity and challenges related to their backgrounds. This one-time $500 scholarship is open to law school students with a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA, a demonstrated financial need, a 1,000-word personal statement, a current unofficial transcript, and one Letter of Recommendation. Further details on eligibility criteria, application requirements, and the application process are available by visiting: http://whitecollarattorney.net/. DEADLINE: January 5, 2015.
Mark T. Banner Scholarship – 1Ls and 2LsDate Added: 10/08/2014
The Richard Linn American Inn of Court proudly presents a new scholarship for students. The Mark T. Banner Scholarship has been created in the name of the late Mark T. Banner, a former Linn Inn founder and Master, a leader in the field of patent law in his own right, and the son of Donald W. Banner. This scholarship is a part of the Linn Inn’s commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers with commitment to ethics, professionalism and civility. Applications are available in the Office of Financial Assistance. ****DEADLINE: November 12, 2014****
Empowering Women in Law ScholarshipDate Added: 08/29/2014
The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm – Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000 abd will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2015). Requirements and online application available at: http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship#sthash.cmLPaCwK.dpuf Deadline: December 31, 2014.