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
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