Events and Announcements

Community Service Opportunity Announcement

BLSA Food Drive for Operation Food Search

The Black Law Student Association will be hosting a food drive for Operation Food Search from Monday, February 19th, until Friday, March 2nd. Operation Food Search is a St. Louis-based non-profit organization dedicated to nutrition education and ending hunger in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. To assist in their efforts, we will be placing a barrel in Crowder courtyard and another barrel placed near the second-floor lockers to collect donations. Please donate, your generosity will be going towards a great cause.

Sponsored by BLSA
For more information, contact Everett McLean at ejmclean@wustl.edu


Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Community Foundation of the Ozarks Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks manages more than 400 private scholarship funds. These scholarships were created to encourage students to pursue the path of higher education. The foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 academic year. For more information, visit cfozarks.org/2018scholarships.

Sponsored by CFOS
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Keren Goldenberg Public Defender Intern Scholarship

The Keren Goldenberg Public Defender Intern Scholarship is now accepting applications. This scholarship is judged primarily on the applicant's commitment to indigent defense work and financial need, but does not exclude achievement standards. Applicants should currently (or plan to be) interning at a public defender's office. Applications must be submitted by April 29, 2018. To apply, go to http://kgdefenselaw.com/scholarship-application/.

Sponsored by The Law Offices of Keren Goldenberg
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 93-54605


Christensen Law Firm Scholarship

The Christensen Law Firm Scholarship is a recurring scholarship worth $2,000 designed to help law students with tuition costs. Applicants must attend an accredited US law school, have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and submit on original essay on the following question: What is today's biggest threat to our right to a civil jury trial? Application deadline is January 31, 2019 . For more information, go to https://www.texasinjurylawhelp.com/christensen-law-firm-scholarship/.

Sponsored by Christensen Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation 25th Annual Brown Award

The Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce the twenty-fifth annual Brown Award. The Award is in recognition of Excellence in Legal Writing in American Law Schools. any law student currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States seeking a JD is eligible to submit a paper. The awards for 2018 will be as follows: $10,000 - First Place $5,000 - Second Place $3,000 - Third Place $1,000 - Finalist $1,000 - Finalist AND $5,000 to the Scholarship Fund selected by the Dean of the law school in which the First Place candidate is enrolled. In order to be considered, two copies of a current legal writing must be submitted to the foundation along with a letter of recommendation from a law school faculty member or legal professional. Submissions must be postmarked no later than June 1, 2018. For more information, go to www.brownsims.com-/about-brownsims/affiliations/-judge-john-r-brown-award.

Sponsored by Judge John R. Brown Scholarship Foundation
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


Dagen-Legomsky International Public Interest Fellowship Award - DEADLINE: March 23, 2018

The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute invites JD students to apply for the Dagen-Legomsky International Public Interest Fellowship, which provides financial support for the fellow working during the summer of 2018 for an international public interest organization. The International Public Interest Fellowship for 2018 may be awarded to one to three students and the fellowship amount ranges from $3,000 to $4,500 depending on need. Past recipients have worked in Bangkok, Thailand with Mekong Region Law Center; in Cape Town, South Africa, with Black Sash; at the Netherlands School of Human Rights in Utrecht, the Netherlands; Centro de Estudios de las Americas in Santiago, Chile; Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc. in Zacatecas, Mexico; at the European Council on Refugees and Exiles in Brussels, Belgium; Children's Rights Centre, HIV/AIDS Treatment Action Campaign, Legal Aid Board in Durban; UNICEF in Cambodia; and the International Foundation for Election Systems in Washington, D.C. For more information about the Dagen-Legomsky International Public Interest Fellowship, please see: http://law.wustl.edu/harris/pages.aspx?ID=7097. To apply, please submit a resume, transcript, and a statement of interest describing how you believe such an opportunity will benefit your interests and future goals in public international law. If you have identified a particular organization or position, or have already been accepted for a position with a qualifying organization, please include this information in your cover letter. However, students who have not yet identified a qualifying organization or position are also welcome to apply. The selection committee will assess all relevant factors, including law school performance and demonstrated interest in international or public interest law and make a decision in April 2018.

Sponsored by Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute
Website: http://http://law.wustl.edu/harris/pages.aspx?ID=7097
For more information, contact Bethel Mandefro at bmandefro@wustl.edu


CPW Law Legal Scholarship

The CPW Law Legal Scholarship awards $3,000 annually to a student who has demonstrated an interest in a career as a trial lawyer and a passion for representing injured individuals whose rights have been jeopardized. Applicants will be chosen based on financial need, oratory skills, and a commitment to helping those less fortunate. Applicants should also have a dedication to diversity equality. To apply, go to www.cpw-law.com/scholarship. All applications must be submitted by May 31, 2018.

Sponsored by CPW Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605


2018 Moses & Rooth Legal Essay Competition

Moses & Rooth are now accepting applications for their 2018 Legal Essay Competition. The Applicants should answer the question: Do you feel that all restrictions on firearms impact the second amendment? Essay submission due by June 1, 2018. For detailed application instructions, visit www.mosesandrooth.com/legal-scholarship/.

Sponsored by Moses & Rooth, Attorneys at Law
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 935-4605