Mercer Law School

Writing & Scholarship Opportunities

GRAMMY Entertainment Law Initiative Competition
ENTERING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Deadline 8/10/14
2014 Mid-South Commercial Law Institute Writing Co
2014 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and L
Katz & Phillips 2014 Single-Parent Scholarship
Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship
Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child
Katz & Phillips, P.A. 2014 Ashley Rose Honorary Di
Outside Scholarships 07/29/2014
 

GRAMMY Entertainment Law Initiative Competition

The GRAMMY Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries announce the 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition and scholarship program. The initiative was established to promote discussion and debate about the most compelling legal issues facing the music industry today. The scholarships are intended to provide law students interested in entertainment law and IP with opportunities in the field of entertainment law. Winners of the scholarship have found that the exposure created through the program has aided in career development for years to come. Past winners now work as music and intellectual property lawyers throughout the country. The grand prize winner receives a $5,000 scholarship and the four runner-ups each receive a $1,500 scholarship. All winners are also flown to Los Angeles where they are honored at the Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon in front of an audience comprised of some of the top entertainment attorneys in the country. The winners also attend GRAMMY week events including the GRAMMY awards telecast, and The MusiCares® Person of the Year Tribute. Paper submissions are due January 6, 2015 at 1:00pm (EST). The winners will be announced January 27, 2015 and the Scholarship Luncheon will be held on February 6, 2015. For more information, please stop by the Career Services Office or log onto www.entertainmentlawinitiative.com.
(Posted on 10/16/14)

ENTERING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP Deadline 8/10/14

2014 Luvera Law Firm Scholarship Luvera Law Firm is sponsoring a $2,000 scholarship for first-year students entering into law school in Fall 2014. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay up to three pages double-spaced. The topic is: describe your interest in our civil justice system, personal injury law, and how you plan to pursue these interests in your legal career. The deadline is August 10, 2014.
(Posted on 07/30/14)

2014 Mid-South Commercial Law Institute Writing Co

2014 Mid-South Commercial Law Institute Writing Competition Mid-South Commercial Law Institute is sponsoring a student writing competition. First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay, article, or comment no longer than 30 pages. The deadline is September 15, 2014, and the topic is current issues concerning a commercial and/or bankruptcy law topic. First place prize is $3000, Second place prize is $1,500, and Third place prize is $500. All winners will receive an invitation to the 2014 Mid-South Commercial Law Institute in Nashville, Tennessee held December 4-5, 2014, publication of submission, stipend for travel expenses, and free admission to a subsequent Mid-South Commercial Law Institute.
(Posted on 07/30/14)

2014 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and L

2014 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition The PIABA Foundation is sponsoring a writing competition for students interested in securities arbitration and securities law. First prize is $1000, second prize is $750, and third prize is $500. First place competition winner will be published by the PIABA Bar Journal Board-of-Editors. Please see the Admissions office for full application. The length is limited to 25 pages, and the deadline is September 19, 2014. The submission may address any aspect of Securities law; securities arbitration; The Federal Arbitration Act, Title 9, US Code, Section 1-14; or FINRA Code of Arbitration, effective April 16, 2007 and any changes or proposed changes to that Code.
(Posted on 07/30/14)

Katz & Phillips 2014 Single-Parent Scholarship

Katz & Phillips 2014 Single-Parent Scholarship Katz & Phillips, P.A. is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for single-parent students. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words. The deadline is September 30, 2014, and applicants may choose one of the following topics: • How has being a single parent affected your education? • How have you overcome a particularly difficult obstacle in pursuing your legal education? • How will this scholarship help you and your family while you pursue your legal education?
(Posted on 07/30/14)

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship Howell & Christmas, LLC is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words. The deadline is September 30, 2014, and applicants may choose one of the following topics: • Describe why we should, or should not, protect Americans’ rights to Trial by Jury in the United States. • Address the impact of the United States Constitution on the everyday lives of Americans. • Address whether we should, or should not, have capital punishment in the United States.
(Posted on 07/30/14)

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates Steinger, Iscoe & Greene is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for a child advocate or abuse survivor. Applicants must either be an abuse survivor or have personally worked to protect children’s rights or to stop abuse as a volunteer, a counselor, or in professional work. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words. The deadline is November 30, 2014, and applicants may choose one of the following topics: • How has being a child advocate inspired you to pursue a career in law? • How has your personal childhood experiences affected your outlook on the legal system? • How did you become a child advocate?
(Posted on 07/30/14)

Katz & Phillips, P.A. 2014 Ashley Rose Honorary Di

Katz & Phillips, P.A. 2014 Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award Katz & Phillips, P.A. is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for a law student, diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, whose life has been impacted by diabetes. Please see the Admissions office for full application. Interested applicants should submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words. The deadline is September 30, 2014, and applicants may choose one of the following topics: • How has living with Type 1 diabetes affected your education? • How have you overcome a particular challenge associated with having Type 1 diabetes • How has a famous individual with Type 1 diabetes inspired you to succeed?
(Posted on 07/30/14)

Outside Scholarships 07/29/2014

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award http://www.augerlaw.com/disabled-scholar-award/ Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates http://www.injurylawyers.com/child-advocate-scholarship/ The Ashley Rose Honorary Diabetes Law Student Scholarship Award http://www.orlandocriminalteam.com/ashley-rose-scholarship/ The Katz & Phillips Single Parent Scholarship http://www.800prodivorce.com/single-parent-scholarship/ The Katz & Phillips Law Scholarship for Veterans http://www.thetixteam.com/veterans-law-scholarship/ 2014 Howell & Christmas LLC Visionary Scholarship http://www.howellandchristmas.com/visionary-scholarship/
(Posted on 07/29/14)