Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2015 for Law Students ($USD5,000 Prize)

Application Deadline: October 31st 2015

The Lex:lead Group Lawyers for Economic Advancement and Development is pleased to announce a scholarship competition for law students in developing countries. Up to 10 one-time scholarships of US$500 will be awarded in February 2016 to students

submitting winning essays by 31 December 2015 answering:
How does poor economic development contribute to health-related concerns; how can law control these concerns and improve lives?
Eligibility:
  • Applicants must register by 31 October 2015 to email contact@lex-lead.org providing proof of citizenship in an Eligible Country and proof of enrolment in a law program in an Eligible Country.
  • Africa: Angola; Benin; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; DR Congo; Djibouti; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea Bissau; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mozambique; Niger; Papua New Guinea; Rwanda; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Somalia; Sudan; South Sudan; Togo; Tanzania; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe.
  • Essays:
    Essays must be in English, typed and single-spaced for a total of not more than five(5) pages. All work submitted must be the applicant’s own, original work with clear attribution where other sources are consulted.
  • Essays must be submitted using the number assigned at registration and contain no information that could lead to independent identification of the applicant. Further details
    are given on the application forms.

Prize:

  • Up to 10 one-time scholarships of US$500 will be awarded in February 2016 to students submitting winning essays by 31 December 2015

Download Application Form

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2015 for Law Students

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