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Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Dolman Law Group Announces $1,100 Video Essay Contest

Dolman Law Group is offering a $1,100 BI-ANNUAL scholarship to a current or prospective college student. In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present 2-3 minute video essay discussing the following issue: What legal and social initiatives could lawmakers implement in order to curb texting and driving? Applicants must provide your video essay (YouTube format preferred) by the deadline of July 22, 2015. A winner will be chosen on July 29, 2015. For details, go to https://www.dolmanlaw.com/scholarship/ .

Sponsored by Dolman Law Group
For more information, contact Dolman Law Group at scholarships@dolmanlaw.com


Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2016). See more at: http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship-2015#sthash.Mgjfcm2s.dpuf

Sponsored by The Pearce Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wulaw.wustl.edu or (314) 93-54605


2015 Tannenwald Writing Competition

Named for the late Tax Court Judge Theodore Tannenwald, Jr., and designed to perpetuate his dedication to legal scholarship of the highest quality, the Tannenwald Writing Competition is open to all full or part-time law school students. Papers on any federal or state tax-related topic may be submitted in accordance with the competition rules www.tannenwald.org. Deadline for submitting papers is 9:00 p.m., EDT, July 1, 2015.

Sponsored by The American College of Tax Counsel and the Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Student Updates

Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board - Seeking Applications

Professor Richard Finneran is soliciting applications from students interested in joining next year's Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board. Members of the board are responsible for helping to draft and revise the moot court problem, recruit judges, and organize and score the competition, among other competition-related tasks. Board members each receive one (1) academic credit for their work leading up to and during the competition. Participants in the Wiley Rutledge Competition are not eligible to serve on the board. Interested students are invited to send a resume and unofficial grade report to refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu by 5:00pm on Friday, August 17, 2015. For information about Wiley Rutledge [W75 604S], see the course description in https://acadinfo.wustl.edu/CourseListings/Semester/Listing.aspx.

Sponsored by Wiley Rutledge
For more information, contact refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu at refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu or (