Announcing Mid-Atlantic People of Color (MAPOC) Conference Writing Competition
MAPOC is sponsoring a writing competition open to all currently enrolled law students of any level, J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D., at a U.S. law school. Papers should be between 15,000-25,000 words in length and there is a preference for papers related to the conference theme but we will accept papers on other topics as well. Please email submissions (and any questions) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than September 15, 2014. The winning submission will receive $300 and travel expenses to attend the Conference. The two runner-ups will receive $100 each.
1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an Outstanding Paper on Social Insurance
The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is currently accepting applications for its 1st Annual Law Student Writing Award for an outstanding paper on social insurance. The award is designed to recognize and promote outstanding research and analysis by law students addressing the impact of the law on social insurance policy questions, especially those that address aging. Sponsored by the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, the winner will receive a $2,500 honorarium and the opportunity to participate in the 27th Annual NASI conference on January 28 – 29, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC with expenses paid. The writing award will be given to the best paper or article in the social insurance field completed between January 1, 2013 and September 14, 2014 addressing topics relevant to the design, planning, implementation, or evaluation of social insurance policy.If you feel that your paper is a candidate for this competition or someone you know, visit the Law Student Writing Award page on NASI’s website for application details or call NASI at (202) 452-8097.