Posts filed under ‘Grants & Competitions’

Grant: Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development

The Moakley Archive and Institute is now accepting applications for the Moakley Archive Faculty Course Development Grant. Grants of up to $2000 are available to members of Suffolk’s faculty who wish to incorporate primary sources from the Moakley Archive’s collections for use in new or existing courses.

To submit, e-mail a completed application to

Deadlines: Spring Funding Cycle (for funds to be used July 1-December 31) application due by March 25th, decision by April 15th; Fall Funding Cycle (for funds to be used January 1-June 30) application due October 15th, decision by November 15th.

For more details, go here.

Topics: Grants & Competitions.

March 6, 2015 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

Suffolk University Law School to Host “Hackcess to Justice” Competition

The American Bar Association Journal has organized a two-day competition called “Hackcess to Justice” scheduled to take place August 7-8, 2014  at Suffolk Law School. The competition is open to lawyers, law students, developers, coders and others interested in improving access to justice through technology. Participants must work in a team  to devise a technology enabled solution to one of the five areas outlined in the Legal Services Corporation report. The top three hacks will be awarded a total of $3,000 in cash prizes.

For more information, check out the ABA Journal or the official Hackcess to Justice website.

Topics: Grants & Competitions; Technology Trends

July 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm Leave a comment

Grants & Competitions: Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society Writing Award

The 2015 writing award will recognize an essay on any area of municipal securities regulation.  It will be part of  the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board Gallery on Municipal Securities Regulation, opening December 1, 2015 in the virtual museum and archive of the history of financial regulation.  The award recipient will receive a $5,000 prize.

All submissions must be received by December 31, 2014. For more details, go here.

Topics: Securities Law; Grants & Competitions

July 14, 2014 at 3:35 pm Leave a comment

Call for Applications: McGill University, Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism 2013 O’Brien Fellowships

O’Brien Fellowships are valued at $25,000 CAD per annum. Fellows pay fees at the level of Quebec residents and receive one travel grant per year to present their research results at an academic conference.  QUALIFICATIONS: Successful applicants will have an outstanding academic record and a strong research proposal in the field of human rights and legal pluralism. APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Applications are due on January 18, 2013. Further information and application instructions are available at

Topics: Grants & Competitions

January 18, 2013 at 4:12 pm Leave a comment

The American Bar Foundation Invites Scholars

The American Bar Foundation (ABF) invites scholars to join its intellectual community for the 2013-2014. The ABF encourages national and international scholars on leave or sabbtical to take advantage of its diverse community and excellent facilities in Chicago. The foundation offers an office, telephone, and computer, but no stipend. Applications should be received by April 1, 2013. Applications will be considered as space allows. The ABF Appointments Committee will review applications and prospective visitors will be notified accordingly. For more details, go here.

Topics: Grants & Competitons

January 17, 2013 at 7:01 pm Leave a comment

The Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law

The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy has announced its sixth annual Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition on Regulatory and Administrative Law. Judge Cudahy’s work in these areas combines a keen grasp of legal doctrine, deep insight into the institutional forces that determine how doctrine is implemented, and an appreciation of the public impact of doctrinal and institutional choices, including the consequences for fundamental values such as fairness, participation, and transparency. This competition seeks to encourage and reward these qualities in the scholarship of others.  A winner will be selected in both the lawyer and student categories. The author of the winning paper in each category will receive a cash prize of $1,500. The winning papers will receive special recognition at the ACS National Convention, on the ACS website, and potentially through other means agreed upon by the authors and ACS.

Participants are encouraged to view this topic broadly and submissions on a variety of substantive areas are welcome.  The deadline for submissions is February 11, 2013.  For more details, go here.

Topics: Administrative Law; Grants & Competitions

January 17, 2013 at 6:19 pm Leave a comment

CTE & TEALIG Grant Information Session

Suffolk’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and Teaching and Learning Innovation Grants (TEALIGs) provide seed funding of up to $2000 to encourage new and innovative ideas designed to continue to improve and sustain the quality of education at Suffolk University. Awards support projects that directly enhance the learning experience of Suffolk students. To learn more about the TEALIG Grant go to the TEALIG Information Session on Thursday, January 24th, 10-10:45am at the CTE, 73 Tremont Street, 12th Floor. RSVP to

Topics: Grants & Competitions

January 17, 2013 at 5:02 pm Leave a comment

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