Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest

Sponsoring Organization:

American Bar Association (ABA) Family Law Section

The purpose of the contest is to create greater interest in the field of family law among all law students, and particularly the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association.

Application Deadline:
April 8

Some application deadlines have not yet been announced. In those cases, the dates posted are based on the scholarship provider’s most recent information. Please confirm each deadline via the provider’s website.

Eligibility Requirements:

J.D. students

ABA-approved law school

Second or third year full-time students or second through fourth-year part-time students

First-year students enrolled in schools where family law is part of the first-year curriculum

U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

Award Description:

1st Prize: $1,500, 2nd Prize: $750, 3rd Prize: $350