Kentucky Essay Contest


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Hosted by Suffolk University Law School

ABI Bankruptcy Law Student Writing Competition
Deadline:  March 1, 2018

2018 Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest
Deadline:  March 9, 2018

Companion Animal Law Writing Contest
Deadline:  March 30, 2018

"Gerrymander Standard" Writing Competition
Deadline:  April 1, 2018

Henry L. Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition
Deadline:  April 9, 2018

Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
Deadline:  April 16, 2018

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition
Deadline: before 5:00 p.m., April 27, 2018

Howard C. Schwab Memorial Essay Contest
Deadline:  April 27, 2018

Virginia State Bar Health Section Writing Contest
Deadline:  April 27, 2018

2018 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition
Deadline:  April 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time

2018 American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Writing Prize
Deadline:  June 1, 2018

Judge John R. Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing
Deadline:  June 1, 2018

APA-PLD Smith-Babcock-Williams Writing Competition
Deadline:  June 4, 2018

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2017-2018
Deadline: by midnight (EDT), June 15, 2018

CSCHS Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition
Deadline:  June 30, 2018

American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize
Deadline:  July 1, 2018

2018 Greenhalgh Writing Competition
Deadline:  July 1, 2018

The 2018 Tannenwald Writing Competition
Deadline:  July 6, 2018, 9:00 p.m. EDT

2018 Poster and Essay Contest: "Kentucky Agriculture: From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate"

Commissioner Ryan Quarles invites Kentucky students all across the Commonwealth to create and submit original works of art to show the importance of agriculture to the Commonwealth’s way of life and our future. Students are encouraged to submit either a poster, essay, or digital image based on the contest theme. The theme for 2018 is “Kentucky Agriculture: From Farm Gate to Dinner Plate”.  Statewide poster and essay winners from each grade, Kindergarten through 12th grade, will be chosen, and an overall digital winner will be selected. Cash prizes will be presented to the winners at the 2018 Poster and Essay Awards Ceremony.  Information regarding the ceremony is TBD at this time.  The winning entries may be displayed in the Commissioner’s Office in Frankfort, at the 2018 Kentucky State Fair, and on the KDA website.

Entries must be postmarked by Monday, April 2, 2018 and mailed to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, c/o Elizabeth Gordon, 111 Corporate Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601. A completed entry form must be taped or glued to the back of each entry.  If all information on the entry form is not completed the submission will be disqualified. Winners will be notified by May 4, 2018.  For more information and rules to participate in the contest please click at the bottom of the page on “Poster and Essay Contest Rules and Guidelines” and “Poster and Essay Contest Entry Form” for the entry form.

See below and to the right for more information, including complete contest rules and entry forms, or contact Elizabeth Gordon at (502) 782-4125 or


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