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Scholarship & Writing Opportunities

 
There are many external opportunities available for incoming and 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:
Monday, February 27, 2017

$750

Winning authors will receive cash prizes: $750 (first place), $500 (second place), or $250 (third place). Additionally, each winning author will receive a copy of the casebook Cases on Reproductive Rights and Justice, by Melissa Murray and Kristin Luker. The first place winner will also have a chance at publication with the NYU Review of Law and Social Change.



Deadline:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

$1000



Deadline:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

$1000



Deadline:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

$2500

  • 1st Place - The first place winner will receive $2,500 and publication on our firm’s website.
  • 2nd Place - The second place winner will receive $1,000.


Deadline:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

$1500



Deadline:
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

$2500



Deadline:
Thursday, March 2, 2017

$15000



Deadline:
Friday, March 3, 2017

$1000


Submissions will be blindly evaluated by a committee of Forum members. A single winning paper, as judged by the selection committee, will be awarded a prize of $1,000 and a trip to attend the Forum's Annual Conference, May 24-26, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (airfare and lodging included)*. The winner is responsible for any taxes on Fair Market Value (FMV) of full award, including travel, registration and lodging. Winner will be required to submit a completed 1099 as a condition of receiving award. The decision of the judges is final. The winning essay may be published in the Journal of Affordable Housing and Community Development Law. If selected for publication, winner will be required to sign a standard publication agreement giving the ABA the right of first publication. Please note: the Forum must have the 1st right of publication of the selected essay.


Deadline:
Friday, March 3, 2017

$5000

* Cash award of $5,000.

* All-expense-paid trip to the Spring 2017 National Legal Malpractice Conference in Boston, MA, April 19-21, 2017.



Deadline:
Friday, March 3, 2017

$2000


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