Writing Competitions

This page contains a list of writing competitions involving law, science and technology. To list a new opportunity here, please contact the SLST leadership with details.

The Foley & Lardner Annual Intellectual Property Writing Competition selects six papers each year addressing intellectual asset management for prizes totalling $20,000. Three grand prizes of $5000 each are awarded to one first-year law student, one second-year law student and one third-year law student, with the remaining three prizes awarded as "honorable mention".
Entries (3 hard copies, no e-mails or faxes) must be postmarked no later than midnight, May 15.
Send entries to:
Foley & Lardner IP Writing Competition
c/o Linda M. Fiscus
National Director of Recruiting and Professional Development
Foley & Lardner
3000 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
For more information e-mail:

The FoxKiser Annual Writing Competition in Law, Science & Medicine selects two papers each year on any issue related to law, science and medicine. FoxKiser will seek publication of the winning entries in an appropriate journal related to the selected topic; further, the first-prize winner is awarded $4,000, and the second-prize winner is awarded $1,000. The competition is open to all students currently enrolled, including students graduating in this academic year.
All entries must be received by June 30th.
Send entries to:
Annual Writing Competition in Law, Science and Medicine
750 17th Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C. 20006
Entries should include: name, address and short biography.

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