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External Scholarships, Awards & Competitions

All external scholarships, awards and competitions are ordered according to the closest deadline. If you have any questions about these scholarships, please refer to their respective links

The Mike Lawrence Scholarship

The Mike Lawrence Scholarship is designed to assist undergraduate and graduate students who have a relationship with the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.  There is a preference for African Americans as well as for students who are involved in the institute’s Student Ambassador Program.

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Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates

Application Deadline: Spring Semester- November 30 - Fall Semester- July 31

Open to applicants who is open to dedicated students who meet either of the following criteria:
-You have personally worked to protect children's rights or stop abuse either as a volunteer, as a counselor, in your professional work or by legal means.
-You are an abuse survivor who wishes to use your own experiences to help others.

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Mound City Bar Foundation 2017 Scholarship Application

Application Deadline: May 12, 2017

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Nineteenth Annual Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition

Submission Deadline: May 19, 2017

Awards: $1000.00 first prize; $500.00 second prize

Sponsored by the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School (BLS).

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Ed Edmonson Scholarships to attend Sovereignty Symposium

Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

The Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Sovereignty Symposium, Inc. will host Sovereignty Symposium XXIX on June 7 and 8, 2017, at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Symposium registration scholarships will be offered in Congressman Edmondson’s name as the Symposium’s thank you for his support and efforts during its founding. Please apply early as the number of available scholarships is limited.

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Illinois Judges Foundation Harold Sullivan Scholarship

Application Deadline: June 15, 2017

Scholarship amount $5,000

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ABA Criminal Justice Section - 2017 William W. Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2017, 11:59 pm CST

Award: $2,500

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NYSBA Animal Law Writing Competition

Submission Deadline: July 14, 2017

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Peoria County Bar Association Diversity Scholarship

Application Deadline: July 15, 2017

$5,000.00 in financial assistance awarded annually to an applicant or divided among two or more applicants.

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