The PIABA Dubin Scholarship Contest

The PIABA Dubin Scholarship Contest

PIABA foundation would like to announce “James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition” to the students who attend a law school in the United States. Full-time students who are not law students but who write law-related papers as part of a course at an American law school are eligible. The competition is intended to promote greater interest in and understanding of the fields of securities arbitration and securities law and to encourage excellent legal writing skills in law students. The first place winner will receive $1000, second Prize i$750, and third Prize $500.

PIABA is a foundation and its mission is to promote investor education by providing the public with information about abuses in the financial services industry and the securities dispute resolution process.

Eligibility:

You are encouraged to apply if you are

  • Students who attend a law school in the United States
  • Full-time students who are not law students but who write law-related papers as part of a course at an American law school are also eligible.

How to Apply:

  1. You may address any aspect of Securities Law, Securities Arbitration, The Federal Arbitration Act, Title 9, US Code, Section 1-14, or FINRA Code of Arbitration, effective April 16, 2007, and any changes or proposed changes to that Code.
  2. The writing can be based in theory or practice, but should ultimately advocate a position on the topic area chosen.

Financial Aid and Award Money:

  • First Prize: $1000
  • Second Prize: $750
  • Third Prize: $500

Application Deadline: 

Scholarship applications must be received by 5 pm eastern on September 8, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://piabafoundation.org/piabe-bar-journal/beckley-competition

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