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The ABA Health Law Section is pleased to announce its Annual ABA Health Law Student Writing Competition, a writing competition open to any law student in good standing and currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school, over the age of 21, and who is a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States. The first place award is a $500 honorarium, consideration for publication in The Health Lawyer, the Health Law Section’s award-winning flagship journal, and attendance at the Health Law Section's Annual Emerging Issues in Healthcare Conference, which includes the cost of airfare (at ABA rates), hotel for two nights, and a $50 per diem for two days.  To learn more, see competition guidelines.

Seventh Annual Scholarship Program 

The Health Law Section of the American Bar Association is pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Scholarship Program for law students interested in the health law field to attend the Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law Conference  on March 11-14, 2020 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. 

Applicants must be members of the ABA and Health Law Section and attend an ABA accredited law school.

The partial scholarships are intended for those who would not otherwise be able to attend the conference, and those who have not previously received financial assistance from the Section to attend the Emerging Issues Conference.  The scholarship includes up to 500.00 dollars for airfare, $150 per diem for up to three days to offset cost of hotel and meals, and conference registration fee.  There will be up to five scholarships awarded each year.

The deadline to submit an online application is December 2, 2019.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Simeon Carson, Director, at simeon.carson@americanbar.org.