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September 28 2020
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BESLA Scholarship Legal Writing Competition


Award for the best 1000-word, or two-page essay on a compelling legal issue facing the entertainment or sports industry. Essay must be written by law school student who has completed at least one full year at an accredited law school. Minimum GPA of 2.8 required.

Eligibility Requirements

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  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Law/Legal Services

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Executive Administrator
Tel: 301-248-1818
Fax: 301-248-0700 Address PO Box 441485
Fort Washington, MD 20749-1485