Writing Competitions

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PLEASE NOTE: The competitions on this page are not administered by Washburn University or its School of Law. The organizations offering these awards are outside entities that privately support the competitions with their own funding. Applicants apply directly to the sponsoring organization, not Washburn University or its School of Law.


American Indian Law Review Writing Competition
Deadline: Tuesday, 1/31/2017
Award: 1st Place: $1,000; 2nd Place: $500; 3rd Place: $250
Website: http://www.ailr.net/writecomp
SPONSOR: The American Indian Law Review (AILR). AILR has proudly served the Native community for over forty years and encourages students to participate in its prestigious writing competition.

TOPIC: Papers will be accepted on any issue concerning American Indian law or indigenous peoples. However, topics recently published in the American Indian Law Review are not eligible to compete.

FORMAT: Entries must be a minimum of 20 double-spaced pages in length and a maximum of 50 double-spaced pages in length excluding footnotes or endnotes. All citations should conform to The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, 20th Edition.

METHOD OF SUBMISSION: E-mail to: mwaters@ou.edu

QUESTIONS: E-mail questions to Marcelo Pendleton: rebekah.martin@ou.edu or call (405) 325 -2840.
Competition #15 (Added/Updated: Thursday, 10/27/2016)


If/When/How 12th Annual Sarah Weddington Writing Prize
Deadline: Monday, 2/27/2017
Award: 1st Place - $750; 2nd Place - $500; 3rd Place - $250
Website: www.ifwhenhow.org/resources/2016-writing-prize-call-for-submissions/
SPONSOR: If When How in collaboration with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Center for Reproductive Rights and Justice at U.C. Berkeley School of Law.

TOPIC: Invites submissions on all reproductive rights and justice topics. The suggested theme is Balancing Burdens and Benefits after Whole Woman's Health v. Hellertstedt.

SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO: http://www.ifwhenhow.org/resources/2016-writing-prize-call-for-submissions/
Competition #13 (Added/Updated: Thursday, 9/22/2016)


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