The first place winner receives $1,000 and publication in the American Indian Law Review, an official periodical of the University of Oklahoma College of Law with international distribution. The second place winner receives $500, and third place receives $250. Each of the three winning authors will also be awarded an eBook copy of Felix S. Cohen's Handbook of Federal Indian Law, provided by LexisNexis, and will be recognized on the masthead of the American Indian Law Review.
The winner of the first prize will receive the amount of $3,000
The winner of the second prize will receive the amount of $2,000
The winner of the third prize will receive the amount of $1,000
Depending on FY2018 Congressional appropriations, the quality of applications, and potential host office participation, Sea Grant anticipates funding not less than 30 selected applicants, of which those assigned to the Legislative branch may be limited to 12. Each award will be funded at a total of $56,500 in federal funding, with the option by the host office to add no more than $10,000 for fellow travel related to host office duties, for a maximum of $66,500. Awards are for one year (2/1/2018-1/31/2019) and cannot be renewed.