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Student Writing Competitions

Write to Win!

Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at

2015 James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Competition -  Submission deadline is September 18, 2015.

Fifth Annual International Humanitarian Law Student Writing Competition - Submission deadline is October 7, 2015.

American College of Consumer Financial Services Lawyers 2016 Writing Competition - Submission deadline is December 1, 2015.

The Expert Institute's Legal Blog Writing Competition - Submission deadline is December 31, 2015.

The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.

Happy writing!