For Seattle U Law students

  • Cheney Legal Writing Scholarship and two Metzger Legal Writing Scholarships — awarded to 2L students from those selected from their 1L Legal Writing sections to participate in a writing competition, demonstrating high proficiency.
  • Mark Reutlinger Excellence in Legal Writing Scholarship — awarded to 2L or 3L students who have written the best papers in a law school course outside the legal writing program.
  • Marilyn J. Berger Gender and Justice Writing Award — recognizes excellence in written work on a “gender and the law” topic for 2L or 3L students.
  • Fred H. and Mary S. Dore Foundation Scholarships — awarded to finalists in the two moot court competitions. Students who earn a B+ or better on their appellate brief in their Legal Writing II class are eligible to compete.

National legal writing scholarships

iCompete Writing provides a comprehensive, sortable listing of more than 100 student legal writing competitions, including names, deadlines, award amounts, and other details.

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