Events and Announcements

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

2017 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition

The 2017 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition in Medical-Legal Interprofessional Collaboration is now open to applicants. Papers should discuss the collaboration between the medical and legal professions. For detailed contest information, go to http://med.fsu.edu/medlaw.

Sponsored by Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law
For more information, contact Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition at marshall.kapp@med.fsu.edu


2016 Employment Law Scholarship

Strianese PLLC is pleased to announce the Employment Law Scholarship for the 2016-2017 school year. The employment law attorneys at Strianese PLLC are interested in supporting students with strong academic credentials, demonstrating financial need, and focusing on employment law issues. This scholarship is a one-time award of $1,000 and will be presented in the spring semester of 2017. Completed application must be submitted online by December 31, 2016. For application and detailed scholarship information, go to http://www.charlotteemploymentlawyers.com/.

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


2016 Zaner Harden Law Auto Accident Scholarship

Zaner Harden Law is now accepting applications to the 2016 ZHL Auto Accident Scholarship. Attorneys witness first hand the hardship that families face when an automobile accident occurs. That's why Zaner Harden Law Firm has created a scholarship devoted to individuals and their family members whose lives have been affected by an accident. Applications must be submitted by December 30, 2016 and the winning applicant will receive $2,000. For detailed information, go to http://www.zanerhardenlaw.com/denver-auto-accident-lawyer#accident-scholarship.

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


The Expert Institute's Annual Legal Writing Scholarship

Blog posts are a new way for attorneys to educate and persuade, and to participate in a broader legal discourse with their peers. In recognition of the importance of online legal writing, The Expert Institute is offering a $2,000 scholarship for the best legal blog post written by a law student on the topic of expert witnesses. To be considered for the scholarship, applicants must submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation. To win, your article has to be logically rigorous and substantive, as well as engaging and entertaining. Ideally, lay people should be able to understand and enjoy the article, while lawyers should find it useful and insightful. Deadline for submission is December 31, 2016. Go to https://www.theexpertinstitute.com/writing-contest/ for detailed contest information.

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


Ehline American Military Vets Scholarship

The Ehline Law Firm is now accepting applications to its essay contest. To enter, applicants should write a 500 word (or more) essay about why military vets can make a difference in improving the image of the practice of law. Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited law school, have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (or higher) and provide proof of honorable discharge. Deadline for submission is October 1, 2016. For more information, visit http://losangeles.ehlinelaw.com/vets-scholarship-fund/.

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


2016 Bruning Law Firm Essay Contest

The attorneys of The Bruning Law Firm are pleased to announce a $500 college scholarship to the winner of their annual essay contest. In order to apply, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the following question by 12/01/2016: What law or laws would you create to make the roads safer? Completed essay should be submitted as an attachment to bruningscholarship@gmail.com . Please visit http://www.bruninglegal.com/scholarship/ for more information.

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


The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

The Reeves Law Group is awarding a $3,000 scholarship to a deserving law student who authors a winning essay in our fourth annual Scholarship Essay Contest. Tell us about contributions you have made or are currently making to help a non-profit institution, a specific group, your local community, or the public at large. Tell us also how you intend to use your legal training to advance those goals. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society. Worthy deeds that you have already performed will be considered. The deadline for submitting essays is December 15, 2016. Please send your story to scholarships@robertreeveslaw.com. For detailed information, go to http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/scholarship/.

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


Student Updates

The Social Enterprise and Innovation Competition

The Brown School and Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship invite you to a a seed funding competition for social ventures. The kick-off event is October 14th from 3:00-5:00pm in Brown Lounge, Brown Hall. Turn program ideas into tested prototypes, anecdotal evidence into impact assessment, and project funding into earned income. This event is free and open to all. Snacks provided!

Sponsored by Brown School and Skandalaris Center
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wustl.edu or (314) 93-54605


The Women's Society of Washington University Present "Composing a Life"

Tuesday, Oct. 25 5:45-8:00pm, Holmes Lounge, Ridgley Hall The Women's Society of Washington University Present "Composing a Life," a panel discussion about life after college, career choices, and more. The panel will be followed by dinner and an opportunity for students to visit with the speakers individually. Register online at womenssociety.wustl.edu/composing-a-life/rsvp/.

Sponsored by Women's Society of Washington University
For more information, contact Women's Society of Washington University at cjburns@wustl.edu or (