The Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF) is offering Matsui Writing Competition that was established by AEF in 2005 to honor the late Congressman Robert T. Matsui and his many accomplishments. The contest is open to all law students nationwide in the United States. Through this writing competition, AEF seeks to encourage legal scholarship on issues of importance to the Asian Pacific American community. The winner of the 2016 competition will receive an award of $1,500.
The Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF) is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation established by the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) of the Greater Washington, DC Area in 1993 to engage exclusively in charitable and educational activities.
To be eligible for the competition, you must be a current student in law school or have graduated no earlier than spring 2016.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates can download scholarship application form through the given link: http://www.aefdc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/2016-Matsui-Application.doc
Submissions must be original works and not previously published. Submissions must be e-mailed to aefboard-at-gmail.com.
- The winner of the 2016 competition will receive an award of $1,500
- The winning entry will be published by the UCLA Asian Pacific American Law Journal, subject to the Journal’s standard editing process and copyright policy
Submissions for the 2016 competition must be received by June 1, 2016, and the winner will be announced on or about August 15, 2016.
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