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Tax Writing Competitions
ABA Section of Taxation Law Student Tax Challenge
Open to certain JD & LLM students. Cash prices available. Deadline typically in November.
Donald C. Alexander Tax Law Writing Competition, Federal Bar Association
Open to certain JD & LLM students. Deadline typically in January. Cash prizes ($2,000 for first place and $1,000 for second place) and publication possibility. See official rules for more details.
American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Writing Competition
Open to certain J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students; Deadline is typically in June. Up to two prizes of $1500. Check official rules for more details.
Law School Writing Contest, ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
Open to certain JD & LLM students. Prices include $2500 award and a scholarship to U. of Miami School of Law's Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning OR Robert Traurig-Greenberg Traurig Graduate Program in Real Property Development; $1500 and $1000 awards, publication possibilities and more. See official rules for more details.
Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition, ACTEC Foundation
Open to certain JD & LLM students. Deadline normally in June. Cash prizes of $5,000, $3000 and $1000 as well as publication opportunities. See official rules for more details.
Theodore Tannenwald Jr. Foundation for Excellence in Tax Scholarship, Tannenwald Jr. Foundation / American College of Tax Counsel
Open to certain JD & LLM students & other students enrolled in US tax course as part of a degree program. Deadline is normally in June. Cash prizes of $5,000, $2,500 and $1,500 for the top three papers. See official rules for more details.