Monday, September 14, 2015

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

Justinian Society of Lawyers Endowment Fund
Description: Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants of Italian ancestry who demonstrate financial need
Requirements: Application, essay (500 words), transcripts, financial aid info, and photograph
Award: Amount varies (multiple scholarships available)
Deadline: TODAY, September 14, 2015
More Information: http://www.justinianendowment.org/#!scholarship/c2325

Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship
Description: The purpose of the fellowship program is to foster increased interest in the study of land use planning and its interrelationship with the law. This will provide increased participation in the planning profession, and ultimately, greater service to communities across the nation. The term of the fellowship is approximately ten months (the typical length of two semesters or three quarters), from mid-October to mid-August, and will include approximately 100 to 200 total hours of work. The fellow will conduct his/her fellowship duties remotely, i.e., from where he/she lives or attends school.
Requirements: 1L/2L Only – Submit a personal statement, one letter of recommendation, transcripts/proof of enrollment, and resume
Award: $1,500 award and a $1,000 APA membership and Annual Conference stipend.
Deadline: September 15, 2015
More Information: https://www.planning.org/divisions/planningandlaw/fellowship/

Zatuchni Law Scholarship
Description: A one-time award for a law student who intends to pursue a career in employment law.
Requirements: 2L/3L Only - Applicants must have maintained a minimum cumulative 3.3 GPA.
Award: $2,500
Deadline: September 15, 2015
More Information: http://www.zatlaw.com/

James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition
Description: Writing contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law.
Requirements: 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. The writing can be based in theory or practice, but should ultimately advocate a position on the topic area chosen (limit 25 pages).
Award: 1st Place $1000, 2nd Place $750, 3rd Place $500
Deadline: September 18, 2015
More Information: http://piabafoundation.org/piabe-bar-journal/beckley-competition