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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

Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni (ASECA) 2015 Securities Law Writing Competition- Submission deadline is November 13, 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.

2016 Mollie and Paul Hill Student Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is January 4, 2016.

2016 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition - Submission deadline is January 8, 2016.

Jameson Crane III Disability and the Law Writing Competition-Submission deadine is January 15, 2016.

2015-2016 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law - Submission deadline is January 19, 2016.

2016 Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law - Submission deadline is February 5, 2016.

2016 Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition-Submission deadline is February 12, 2016.

Gerrymander Standing Writing Competition - Submission deadline is March 27, 2016.

2015-16 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition -  Submission deadline is April 4, 2016

2016 Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest - Submit entry form by April 15, 2016.  Essays are due April 29, 2016.

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

Happy writing!