Hofstra Law

H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competition

Category
Scholarship

Dates
Deadline Date: Jun 5th, 2015
Posted Date: Sep 19th, 2011
Criteria

Description
The Competitions

The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI) sponsors the H. Thomas Austern Memorial Writing Competitions to encourage law students interested in the areas of law that affect food, drugs, animal drugs, biologics, cosmetics, diagnostics, dietary supplements, medical devices and tobacco. Winning papers will be considered for publication in the Food and Drug Law Journal. There are two competitions – one for papers with a maximum of 40 pages, and one for papers between 41 and 100 pages. Papers longer than 100 pages will not be accepted.


Prizes
1st place — $4,000 | 2nd place — $1,000
Two prizes will be awarded for each of the two competitions.*


The 2015 Competition will open mid-November 2014; the deadline for submission will be the first Friday of June, 2015.

Who is Eligible

Entrants must be currently enrolled in a J.D. program at any of the nation's "ABA-accredited" law schools or a 2013-2014 academic year graduate.

Paper Requirements
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Noncompliance with these requirements will affect evaluation and may result in disqualification.


More Information: See Here