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Scholarship & Writing Opportunities

 
There are many external opportunities available for current students in need of financial assistance. Below you will find a searchable list of both scholarship applications and writing competitions. * The University of Georgia School of Law declares no affiliation, sponsorship, nor partnerships with these funding resources.

Deadline:
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The winner of the Fourth Annual International Refugee Law Student Writing Competition will receive a $100 cash award, as well as free admission to the ASIL Annual Meeting, to be held in Washington, 4-7 April 2018, from IRLIG; the opportunity to have the paper considered for publication in the International Journal of Refugee Law; and a complimentary one-year student membership provided by ASIL.



Deadline:
Thursday, March 1, 2018

Available awards include $4,000 in prize money and publication in the prestigious ABI Journal and ABI committee newsletters. Winners of the competition will be announced in April 2018. We will also provide one-year ABI memberships to all students who participate.

The First Place Winner, sponsored by Blank Rome, LLP, will receive a prize of $2,000, plus publication of his or her paper in the prestigious ABI Journal.
The Second Place Winner, sponsored by Jenner & Block, will receive a cash prize of $1,250, plus publication of his or her paper in an ABI committee newsletter.
The Third Place Winner, sponsored by Wolcott Rivers Gates, will receive a cash prize of $750, plus publication of his or her paper in an ABI committee newsletter.


Deadline:
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The winning paper will be published in Law & Social Inquiry and the author(s) will receive a total cash prize of $500.



Deadline:
Friday, March 9, 2018
Cash award of $5,000. All-expense-paid trip to the Spring 2018 National Legal Malpractice Conference in Washington, DC, April 25–27, 2018.


Deadline:
Monday, March 12, 2018

Admittance and other related costs for the 2018 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Each scholarship will include (a) waiver of the enrollment fee to the seminar, (b) complimentary hotel lodging at the Westin Charlotte (c) reimbursement of roundtrip airfare, and (d) reimbursement of ground transportation to and from the scholarship recipient’s departing airport and to and from the Charlotte airport. 



Deadline:
Friday, March 30, 2018

$2500



Deadline:
Monday, April 30, 2018

The author of the first-place essay will receive a $1000.00 cash prize. The winning essay will be published in the NACTT Quarterly - The Quarterly Journal of the National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees. The winner will also receive free registration and a room for the 2018 NACTT annual seminar in Miami, Florida. 



Deadline:
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The first place winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize.  The second place winner will receive a $3,000 cash prize and the third place winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize. The winner will also be recognized at the Annual Pacific Legal Foundation Gala.  PLF will pay for the winner’s reasonable travel costs to attend the gala and will assist with travel arrangements.


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