Competitions, Fellowships, and Scholarships
The Theodore Tannenwald, Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship and The American College of Tax Counsel are pleased to announce the 2013 Tannenwald Writing Competition. This competition is open to all full-or part-time law school students, undergraduate or graduate.
Submitted papers must focus primarily on technical or policy-oriented tax issues relating to any type of existing or proposed U.S. federal or state tax or U.S. federal or state taxation system (including topics relating to tax practice ethical and professional liability matters).
Each submitted paper must be sponsored by a law school professor. No more than 8 papers may be submitted by J.D. students from the same law school. If the school also has an L.L.M. or other graduate tax program, up to an additional 8 papers may be submitted by students in those programs.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the author of the winning paper ($5,000), the first runner-up ($2,500), and the second runner-up ($1,500).
Papers must be received by no later than 9:00 PM EST on July 1, 2013. Entrants should submit both paper and electronic copies of their submissions.
For more information on rules and submission guidelines, please visit the Tannenwald website.
The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Student Writing Competition. The deadline for submission is July 1, 2013.
Law students, including J.D., L.L.M., Ph.D., and S.J.D. candidates, are invited to submit to the Committee on Animals and the Law an article concerning any area of Animal Law. All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of attorneys and other professionals practicing or otherwise involved in animal law.
The first place winner will receive $1,000 and a certificate of achievement. The second place winner will receive $500 and a certificate of achievement.
For further information on the competition and competition rules, please visit the New York State Bar Association website.